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Gatun

[gah-toon]
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noun
  1. a town in the N Canal Zone of Panama.
  2. a large dam near this town. 1½ miles (2 km) long.
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  • You know its location: a mile, perhaps, from Gatun Dam and the spillway.

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  • “The papers concerning the Gatun plot, for instance,” said the lieutenant.

  • However, the party was not destined to reach Gatun as speedily as was anticipated.

  • They are removing explosives, explosives to be used in the work at Gatun.

  • Have your men take these cranks to Gatun and get a railroad motor.