Caspian Sea


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Cas·pi·an Sea

 (kăs′pē-ən)
A saline lake between southeast Europe and western Asia. It is the largest landlocked body of water on earth.

Caspian Sea

(ˈkæspɪən) or

Caspian

n
(Placename) a salt lake between SE Europe and Asia: the largest inland sea in the world; fed mainly by the River Volga. Area: 394 299 sq km (152 239 sq miles)

Cas′pi•an Sea′

(ˈkæs pi ən)
n.
a salt lake between SE Europe and Asia: the largest inland body of water in the world. ab. 169,000 sq. mi. (438,000 sq. km); 85 ft. (26 m) below sea level.
Cas′pi•an, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Caspian Sea - a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga RiverCaspian Sea - 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
Translations
Kaspické moře
Mar Caspio
Kaspia meri
بحر خزردریای مازندران
Kaspianmeri
Mar Caspio
Morze Kaspijskie

Caspian Sea

[ˈkæspɪənˌsiː] NMar m Caspio

Caspian Sea

[ˌkæspiənˈsiː] n
the Caspian Sea → la mer Caspienne

Caspian Sea

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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.
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.
The Turkmen government reported that the draft agreement on cooperation in the field of preventing an emergency situation and dealing with the outcome on the Caspian Sea was debated.
Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea is a regional convention signed by the official representatives of the five littoral Caspian states: Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan in Tehran (Iran) on 4 November 2003.
In relevant remarks in September , Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the Caspian Sea littoral states to prevent the presence and deployment of trans-regional states' military forces in the Caspian Sea to maintain peace and stability in the lake.
The two sides were committed to cooperation in researches on Caspian Sea contaminators, fight against illegal fishing of sturgeons, facilitating aquatics imports and exports to and from the two countries, holding annual technical-scientific bilateral meetings on aquaculture and reviving aquatics resources in the Caspian Sea and experts exchange between the two countries on the aim of knowledge exchange and sturgeon cultivation.
announced today that it had been awarded a contract to provide aviation services to Kazakhstancaspishelf, the operator of the Caspian Sea Consortium that is conducting a geophysical program in the northeast sector of the Caspian Sea.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari left Tehran for Moscow Tuesday to attend the Summit of the Navy Commanders of the Caspian Sea littoral states.
A working group on the Caspian Sea will meet in Iran in late May - early June.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- Environmental pollution threatens Caspian Sea Seal, Deputy head of Iran's Environmental Protection in Marine Environment, Abdol-Reza Karbasi said, Fars news agency reported.
Iran has great experience in preserving sturgeon species and currently the work is being conducted to restore their population in the Caspian Sea, Seyyed Amir Borghee said
29 /PRNewswire/ -- Amoco Caspian Sea Petroleum Company announced today that it has signed an agreement with the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) that outlines some of the principles under which Amoco as operator would develop and produce the hydrocarbon reserves from the Azeri field.