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Aspinwall

/ˈæspɪnˌwɔːl/
noun
1.
the former name of Colón
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • aspinwall or Colon, on the Atlantic side, has no true port whatever.

    Greater Britain Charles Wentworth Dilke
  • On the ninth day we reach aspinwall in the Republic of Granada.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
  • "Get a move on," he advised Captain aspinwall of the driver.

    The Riverman Stewart Edward White
  • Captain aspinwall examined the supports of the derrick on deck.

    The Riverman Stewart Edward White
  • Captain aspinwall picked himself up, his face red with anger.

    The Riverman Stewart Edward White
  • To make the aspinwall lock on schedule time is always cause for joy by the humble owner of a motorboat.

  • If any survivors still live, they can tell stirring tales of the days when it was well worth a life to carry gold to aspinwall.

    Prowling about Panama George A. Miller
  • She was listed to sail for aspinwall at nine o'clock the next morning, and to touch at ports along the Central American coast.

    Captain Macklin Richard Harding Davis
  • A few weeks later found me in Panama, an engineer on the Panama and aspinwall railroad.

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