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ISTHMUS. A tongue or strip of land between two seas. Glos. on Law, 37, book 2, tit. 3, of the Dig.

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That is evident," I replied; "and for the sake of archaeologists let us hope that these excavations will be made sooner or later, when new towns are established on the isthmus, after the construction of the Suez Canal; a canal, however, very useless to a vessel like the Nautilus.
But this isthmus is composed of nothing but quick sands?
Disinfection effects of MTAD on apical isthmus of the root canal system: a scanning electron microscopic evaluation.
Sarawak Energy is supporting the Sarawak Badan Amal Tenaga Isteri-Isteri (SABATI) in its upcoming urban greenery programme to beautify The Isthmus.
Alejandro Murat, who announced the initiative in early March, said the project would provide shippers an efficient way to send their cargo between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans via the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, thus providing an alternative to the Panama Canal.
The femoral length, the anteversion angle and neck angles, the isthmus position and the widths on medio-lateral and cranio-caudal directions of the cross-sections of proximal femur were measured.
com)-- Cresa Madison represented Isthmus Eye Care in the relocation of their east side location to a brand new, soon to be constructed facility.
The oceans parted millions of years ago when the Isthmus of Panama joined North and South America, creating a divide in the water and the two isolated oceans we know today.
The Isthmus of Corinth: Crossroads of the Mediterranean World
Isthmus magazine says that, this month, they're looking for "stories, essays, and poems with political engagement for special issue where the writer serves as public intellectual.
The first chapter in Michael Donoghue's Borderland on the Isthmus opens with a stunning scene that took place on the warm nights of January 1964, on the closed border of the US-controlled Canal Zone and the Republic of Panama.
The gland consists of two lateral lobes and an isthmus connecting them across the midline, giving it an H-shaped appearance.