What is Panama?

  • (noun): A republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903.
    Synonyms: Republic of Panama
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Panama (i/ˈpænəmɑː/ PAN-ə-mah ; Spanish: Panamá ), officially the Republic of Panama (Spanish: República de Panamá ), is the southernmost country of Central America. Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, it is bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. The capital is Panama City.

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Henry Morgan (privateer) - Discovery of Ship
... reported having found what may be one of Morgan's ships off the coast of Panama ... The dive was conducted off the Lajas Reef some sources are stating it was at the mouth of Panama's Chagres River, where a 52-by-22-foot (16 by 7 m) section from the starboard ... Finds will stay in Panama ...
Catholic University - List of Catholic Universities - Panama
... Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua, Panama City. ...
Panama Hattie
... Panama Hattie is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Herbert Fields and B ... title is a play on words, referring to the popular Panama hat ...
1903 In The United States - Events - October–December
... – With the encouragement of the United States, Panama proclaims itself independent from Colombia ... November 13 – The United States recognizes the independence of Panama ... Treaty is signed by the United States and Panama, giving the U.S ...
Panama, Oklahoma - Demographics
... There are 530 households, of which 34.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 15.5% have a female head of family, and 31.3% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% have a person 65 years of age or older living alone ...

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