Definitions

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  • noun a glacial lake in central New York; the longest of the Finger Lakes

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Examples

  • In reference to chicklit's comment about his dog falling through the ice: it's 50 degrees here in Ithaca, New York, which is on Lake Cayuga, and driving past the lake I saw several people out on the ice.

    It's going up to 57° here today in Madison, Wisconsin.

  • Parkman abandoned this idea in later editions of his work.1 Other historians have put in a claim for Lake Cayuga and argued that Champlain was attacking the Iroquois nation of the same name.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Parkman abandoned this idea in later editions of his work.1 Other historians have put in a claim for Lake Cayuga and argued that Champlain was attacking the Iroquois nation of the same name.

    Champlain's Dream

  • On the shore of Lake Cayuga, there was a horrible smell.

    I admit it.

  • Thus we are told what it costs to air-condition Cornell's computer system, which requires piping water up from Lake Cayuga.

    The Case Against Kids

  • Robert Adams reviews the biographical side of my Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years with great sympathy [ "The Wizard of Lake Cayuga," NYR, January 30].

    Reading Nabokov

  • He became manager of the Western Union telegraph lines, the promoter of a steamboat company for Lake Cayuga, and the director of a national bank at Ithaca.

    A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3

  • All of the boys were bright, fun-loving fellows, and to keep them out of mischief Randolph Rover had sent them off to Putnam Hall, a first class school, located some distance from Cedarville, a pretty town on Lake Cayuga, in New York State.

    The Rover Boys in the Jungle Or, Stirring Adventures in Africa

  • I write in sight of beautiful Lake Cayuga, on the fertile and sloping shores of which in old time the Iroquois Indian confessed the mysteries of life.

    The Religions of Japan From the Dawn of History to the Era of Méiji

  • The same may be said of _Deyuhhero, _ or _Tiohero, _ where the main trail which united all the cantons crossed the river outlet of Lake Cayuga.

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

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