Darien

[dair-ee-en, -uh n, dar-, dair-ee-en, dar-]
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noun

Gulf of, an arm of the Caribbean between NE Panama and NW Colombia.
Isthmus of, former name of the Isthmus of Panama.
a town in SW Connecticut.
a city in NE Illinois.

Spanish Da·rién [dah-ryen] /dɑˈryɛn/ (for defs 1, 2).

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Darien

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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