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Tehuantepec

[ tuh-wahn-tuh-pek; Spanish te-wahn-te-pek ]
/ təˈwɑn təˌpɛk; Spanish tɛˌwɑn tɛˈpɛk /
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noun
Isthmus of, an isthmus in S Mexico, between the Gulf of Tehuantepec and the Gulf of Campeche. 125 miles (200 km) wide at its narrowest point.
Gulf of, an inlet of the Pacific, off the S coast of Mexico. About 300 miles (485 km) wide.
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Tehuantepec
/ (təˈwɑːntəˌpɛk) /

noun
Isthmus of Tehuantepec the narrowest part of S Mexico, with the Bay of Campeche on the north coast and the Gulf of Tehuantepec (an inlet of the Pacific) on the south coast
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