How to use Canal-zone in a sentence
The United States government has also opened a port at Cristobal, within the Canal Zone.
The transmarine dominions are Alaska, the Hawaiian Islands, Porto Rico, the Philippine Islands, and the Canal Zone on the Isthmus of Panama.
The country has no lakes; the apparent exceptions are the artificial lakes, Bohio (or Gatun) and Sosa, of the Canal Zone.
In the canal zone there are great shops for the manufacture and repair of machinery.
It was purchased by De Lesseps's Compagnie Universelle de Canal Interoceanique de Panama for $25,500,000; and, with the other holdings of the French company, 68,869 shares (more than 97% of the total) passed to the 1 Christobal, the port of Colon, and Balboa, the port of Panama, lie within the canal zone and are under the jurisdiction of the United States.Advertisement
Goethals was appointed the first civil governor of the Canal Zone by President Wilson in 1914 and the following year was made major-general.
He favoured complete sovereignty of the United States over the Canal Zone.
They flew many flights to Malta and Cyprus carrying troops and RAF personnel detached for the assault on the Canal Zone.