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Definition of the Pan Am Building from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Pan Am Building

 
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one of the best-known buildings in New York, near Grand Central Station, built by Pan American World Airways and completed in 1963. It has the shape of a plane wing. The building was sold to an insurance company in 1991 and was then officially the Met Life Building, though many people continue to use its original name.