Canal Zone

geographical name

Definition of CANAL ZONE

strip of territory Panama; ceased to exist as a formal political entity October 1, 1979, but remained under United States control through 1999 for administration of the Panama Canal

Variants of CANAL ZONE

Canal Zone or Panama Canal Zone


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