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Darien

[ dair-ee-en, -uhn, dar-, dair-ee-en, dar- ]
/ ˈdɛər iˌɛn, -ən, ˈdær-, ˌdɛər iˈɛn, ˌdær- /
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noun
Gulf of Darien, an arm of the Caribbean between northeastern Panama and northwestern Colombia.
Isthmus of Darien, former name of the Isthmus of Panama.
a town in southwestern Connecticut.
a city in northeastern Illinois.
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Spanish Da·rién [dah-ryen] /dɑˈryɛn/ (for defs. 1, 2).
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Darien
/ (ˈdɛərɪən, ˈdæ-) /

noun
the E part of the Isthmus of Panama, between the Gulf of Darien on the Caribbean coast and the Gulf of San Miguel on the Pacific coast; chiefly within the republic of Panama but extending also into Colombia: site of a disastrous attempt to establish a Scottish colony in 1698
Isthmus of Darien the former name of the Isthmus of Panama
Spanish name: Darién (daˈrjen)
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