Tehuantepec, Isthmus of

geographical name Te·huan·te·pec, Isthmus of \ tā-ˈwän-tā-ˌpek \

Definition of Tehuantepec, Isthmus of

the narrowest section of Mexico, between the Gulf of Tehuantepec (on the Pacific side) and the Bay of Campeche; 137 miles (220 kilometers) wide at its narrowest point

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