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 isthmus or other land connection between what at other times are separate land masses
  • noun Ireland, UK, travel terminology Travel by ferry from 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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