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[mir-uh-flawr-uh s, -flohr-; Spanish mee-rah-flaw-res] /ˌmɪr əˈflɔr əs, -ˈfloʊr-; Spanish ˌmi rɑˈflɔ rɛs/
plural noun
the locks of the Panama Canal, near the Pacific entrance. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He had been waiting for us at the hotel; Mrs. Parflete was at the Villa Miraflores.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • She had not written to him since that parting at Miraflores.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • Was this the child-like, immature being of their strange visit to Miraflores?

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • Its object is to overthrow the President and to place my husband at Miraflores.

    The White Mice Richard Harding Davis
  • There was now a Liberal party seeking to overturn President Miraflores.

  • They point to a hill above the city, upon which rests the Miraflores Chapel.

    The Little Spanish Dancer Madeline Brandeis
  • The first stop was at the concrete work on the spillway dam at Miraflores.

    The Panama Canal

    Frederic Jennings Haskin
  • And art can make death so beautiful, art like the tombs at Miraflores and Avila!

    Heroic Spain Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • Besides, he had been seriously disappointed in not meeting Miraflores.

    The Key to Yesterday

    Charles Neville Buck
British Dictionary definitions for Miraflores


/ˌmɪrəˈflɔːrəs; Spanish miraˈflores/
Lake Miraflores, an artificial lake in Panama, in the S Canal Zone of the Panama Canal
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