Panama

Primary Meanings of Panama

1.
n
a republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903
2.
n
a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
Full Definitions of Panama
1

n a republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903

Synonyms:
Republic of Panama
Example of:
Central American country, Central American nation
any one of the countries occupying Central America; these countries (except for Belize and Costa Rica) are characterized by low per capita income and unstable governments
2

n a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown

Synonyms:
Panama hat, boater, leghorn, sailor, skimmer, straw hat
Type of:
chapeau, hat, lid
headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim

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