from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A saline lake between southeast Europe and western Asia. Its water level is decreasing because of dam construction on the Volga River, which feeds the lake.

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  • proper n. A landlocked sea between Asia and European Russia, and the world’s largest inland body of water.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world


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