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isthmus British & World English

A narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a link between two larger areas of land

isthmus New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

strip of land with sea on either side

isthmi in isthmus British & World English

A narrow organ, passage, or piece of tissue connecting two larger parts

Kra, Isthmus of British & World English

The narrowest part of the Malay Peninsula, forming part of southern Thailand

Panama, Isthmus of British & World English

In the narrowest sense, the site of the Panama Canal. More broadly, all the territory of Panama, or the entire region that connects North and South America. Formerly called Isthmus of Darien

Suez, Isthmus of British & World English

An isthmus between the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, connecting Egypt and Africa to the Sinai peninsula and Asia. The port of Suez lies in the south. The isthmus is traversed by the Suez Canal

Corinth, Isthmus of British & World English

A narrow neck of land linking the Peloponnese with central Greece and separating the Gulf of Corinth from the Saronic Gulf

Isthmus of Darien in Panama, Isthmus of British & World English

In the narrowest sense, the site of the Panama Canal. More broadly, all the territory of Panama, or the entire region that connects North and South America. Formerly called Isthmus of Darien