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Miraflores

[ mir-uh-flawr-uhs, -flohr-; Spanish mee-rah-flaw-res ]

plural noun

  1. the locks of the Panama Canal, near the entrance to the Pacific Ocean.


Miraflores

/ ˌmɪrəˈflɔːrəs; miraˈflores /

noun

  1. Lake Miraflores
    Lake Miraflores an artificial lake in Panama, in the S Canal Zone of the Panama Canal


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If Jaua wins—as the polls suggest he will—he could be a strong contender to the vacant throne in the Miraflores Palace.

Miraflores is a small place, about one Spanish league and a half from Lima, but it is much hotter.

A comparison with the temperature of Lima, on the same days, gives an average of 5·7° C. of heat in favor of Miraflores.

Miraflores, about midway between Lima and Chorillos, is a small village containing a plaza and some neatly-built houses.

At still another time there was an increase for the creation of a small lake between the locks at Pedro Miguel and Miraflores.

The surface of the water in this lake is normally 85 feet higher than the surface of the water seaward from Gatun and Miraflores.

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