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Chagres

[chah-gres]
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noun
  1. a river in Panama, flowing through Gatun Lake into the Caribbean Sea.
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Examples from the Web for chagres

Historical Examples

  • Gatun Lake was made by a great dam across the Chagres river.

    Birdseye Views of Far Lands

    James T. Nichols

  • “Now, then, we get to the Chagres and the part it plays,” went on Rob serenely.

  • This lake is the valley of Chagres, and the Chagres will be relied on to keep it filled.

  • Alligators abound in the Chagres River and other streams of the Zone.

    The Panama Canal

    Frederic Jennings Haskin

  • The Society of the Chagres was organized in the fall of 1911.

    The Panama Canal

    Frederic Jennings Haskin


British Dictionary definitions for chagres

Chagres

noun
  1. a river in Panama, flowing southwest through Gatún Lake, then northwest to the Caribbean Sea
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