- a river in Panama, flowing through Gatun Lake into the Caribbean Sea.
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Examples from the Web for chagres
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 Society of the Chagres was organized in the fall of 1911.
- a river in Panama, flowing southwest through Gatún Lake, then northwest to the Caribbean Sea