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Noun: Panama  'pa-nu,maa
  1. A stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    - boater, leghorn, Panama hat, sailor, skimmer, straw hat
  2. A republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903
    - Republic of Panama

Derived forms: Panamas

Type of: Central American country, Central American nation, chapeau, hat, lid [informal]

Part of: Isthmus of Darien, Isthmus of Panama, OAS, Organization of American States

Encyclopedia: Panama, Nebraska