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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Formerly Cu·le·bra Cut (ko͞o-lāˈbrə)Gaillard Cut An excavation, about 13 km (8 mi) long and 14 m (45 ft) deep, through Culebra Mountain, a hill in the Canal Zone, Panama. The cut forms the southeast section of the Panama Canal.


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