Canal Zone

geographical name

Definition of Canal Zone

  1. strip of territory in Panama that ceased to exist as a formal political entity Oct. 1, 1979, but remained under U.S. control through 1999 for administration of the Panama Canal

  1. —see also zonian

Variants of canal zone


Panama Canal Zone

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