from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A neck of land that connects two landmasses; an isthmus.
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- noun in
biogeography: an isthmusor other land connection between what at other times are separate land masses
- noun Ireland, UK, travel terminology Travel by
ferryfrom one country, via another country by road, then by another ferry crossing to a third country. An example is from Ireland by ferry to the UK, by road to the opposite coast, then ferry to France.
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