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  • proper n. One of the five Great Lakes of North America.

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  • n. the 4th largest of the Great Lakes; it is linked to the Hudson River by the New York State Barge Canal

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Examples

  • This time of year, Lake Erie, which is this lake, is the most shallow lake.

    CNN Transcript Feb 13, 2009

  • And you have to think, if it can pick up moisture from Lake Erie, which is fairly small, or Lake Michigan or Lake Huron, think about how much moisture it can pick up from the Atlantic Ocean.

    CNN Transcript Jan 21, 2005

  • This line near Cleveland is one of about 50 that feed into what is called the Lake Erie loop.

    CNN Transcript Aug 15, 2003

  • Now, what they say happened is, this is part -- this power line was part of something called the Lake Erie loop.

    CNN Transcript Aug 16, 2003

  • Sailing along, we approached the terminus of our voyage on Lake Erie, which is considered the most dangerous of all the Great Lakes as to navigation, owing to its comparative shallowness -- its mean depth, being about ninety feet -- and the consequent liability to a heavy ground swell.

    By Water to the Columbian Exposition

  • The great Er-Beaver in his pond, that men call Lake Erie, flapped his tail, and the waves rolled away to the shore, and set the ice heaving, cracking, and groaning; but Nana-bo-jou slept on.

    Woodland Tales

  • That amount is over half the volume of Lake Erie, which is the world's 15th largest lake.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Lake Erie, which is the lodge's backyard, appeared to be frozen clear to Canada, and the benches facing the lake looked forlorn.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • Single storm totals that high are rare but hardly shocking on the shores of Lake Erie, which is why reports of cold and hungry motorists stuck for as long as 24 hours had some calling for heads to roll.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Those lines will designate an ecologically sensitive body of Arctic water, approximately twice the size of Lake Erie, that is off limits to resource exploration and extraction.

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