Clayton-Bulwer Treaty

[ kleyt-n bool-wer ]

  1. an agreement between the United States and Great Britain in 1850 guaranteeing that any canal built to connect the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean across Central America would be jointly controlled, open to all nations, and unfortified.

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