Zonian
noun Date: 1910 a United States citizen living in the Panama Canal Zone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Zonian — A Zonian is a person associated with the Panama Canal Zone, a political entity viable between 1903 and the absorption of the Canal Zone into the Republic of Panama between 1980 and 2000. It s frequently said by Zonians that drinking the water of… …   Wikipedia

  • Zonian — /zoh nee euhn/, n. 1. a U.S. citizen living in the Canal Zone. adj. 2. of or pertaining to the Zonians. [(CANAL) ZONE + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Zonian — adj. of or pertaining to the Panama Canal zone n. native or resident of Panama Canal zone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zonian — zon·ian …   English syllables

  • Zonian — Zon•i•an [[t]ˈzoʊ ni ən[/t]] n. peo a U.S. citizen living in the Canal Zone • Etymology: (Canal) Zone+ ian …   From formal English to slang

  • zonian — ˈzōnēən noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Panama Canal Zone + English ian : a United States citizen who lives in the Panama Canal Zone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zonian(s) — American(s) of the Panama Canal Zone …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Zonian(s) — American(s) of the Panama Canal Zone …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Martyrs' Day (Panama) — For other holidays with the same name, see Martyrs Day (disambiguation). Martyrs Day is a Panamanian holiday which commemorates the January 9, 1964 riots over sovereignty of the Panama Canal Zone. The riot started after a Panamanian flag was torn …   Wikipedia

  • Día de los Mártires — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El Día de los Mártires fue un movimiento popular ocurrido en Panamá el jueves 9 de enero de 1964, y cuyo objetivo era reclamar la presencia e izada de la bandera panameña en el territorio conocido como la Zona del… …   Wikipedia Español

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