Definitions of Panama
  1. noun
    a republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903
    synonyms: Republic of Panama
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    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. noun
    a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    synonyms: Panama hat, boater, leghorn, sailor, skimmer, straw hat
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    type of:
    chapeau, hat, lid
    headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
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