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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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Margarita Vasquez studies, in "Of Chinese Dragons and Canaries on the Istmus of Panama," the Chinese presence in Panamanian literature as well as Sino-Panamanian cultural production, focusing on the struggle to preserve a collective memory.