Caspian


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Noun1.Caspian - a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga RiverCaspian - a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
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Caspian

[ˈkæspɪən] n the Caspian Seail mar Caspio
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Each at the Head Level'd his deadly aime; thir fatall hands No second stroke intend, and such a frown Each cast at th' other, as when two black Clouds With Heav'ns Artillery fraught, come rattling on Over the CASPIAN, then stand front to front Hov'ring a space, till Winds the signal blow To joyn thir dark Encounter in mid air: So frownd the mighty Combatants, that Hell Grew darker at thir frown, so matcht they stood; For never but once more was either like To meet so great a foe: and now great deeds Had been achiev'd, whereof all Hell had rung, Had not the Snakie Sorceress that sat Fast by Hell Gate, and kept the fatal Key, Ris'n, and with hideous outcry rush'd between.
Fortunately for the daroga, a corpse, half-eaten by the birds of prey, was found on the shore of the Caspian Sea, and was taken for Erik's body, because the daroga's friends had dressed the remains in clothing that belonged to Erik.
It is even probable that a sixth current existed at one time or another in the Northern Indian Ocean, when the Caspian and Aral Seas formed but one vast sheet of water.
From Surat we see him going over to Australia, and in 1845 participating in Captain Sturt's expedition, which had been sent out to explore the new Caspian Sea, supposed to exist in the centre of New Holland.
The streams, however, on the east side do not flow to the Atlantic, but into an elevated district, in the middle of which there is a large saline, or salt lake; thus forming a little Caspian Sea at the height, perhaps, of ten thousand feet.
Regulation of the Caspian Sea status and establishment of the legal regime of international, political, economic and cultural cooperation remain a strategically key issue for Kazakhstan," Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov told opening the 30th session of the special working group for developing the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea.
The vessel is equipped with Dynamic Positioning capabilities (DP1) and will assist in the safekeeping of workers on various oil production platforms in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.
Agence-France Presse reported that one agreement called for the two companies to "study the opportunity to jointly build a new pipeline from the Caspian coast near Baku to the Black Sea coast for the transit of Kazakh oil through Azerbaijani territory.
Our star prize is a magical bundle of Prince Caspian goodies, worth pounds 200, including awesome toys like the new Caspian sword, a Narnia game, a host of action figures, a backpack, funky stationery, and a fantastic costume - either Prince Caspian or the White Witch.
In discussing the historical relationships between Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Iran, Aghai provides a complex view of their current struggles for control of the Caspian Sea.
The kit, which includes a type of lactic acid bacteria Cremoris FC, enables consumers to enjoy making Caspian Sea yogurt at home.
The Landings at Caspian Point proposal calls for combining both the Starn's parcel and Garwood Mills upland sites into one 7.