Definitions for "Panama Canal"
Artificial waterway in Panama connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The canal is about 80 km (50 miles) long and is made up of three sets of locks and two lakes. The maximum dimensions of a vessel navigating the Panama Canal are: length 294.13 m (965 ft), beam 32.31 m (106 ft), draft 12.04 m (39.5 ft).
a ship canal 40 miles long across the Isthmus of Panama built by the United States (1904-1914)
A waterway through the Isthmus of Panama, which connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.