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 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.
The Convention on the status of the Caspian Sea will be signed this year, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on March 15.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi underlined that the Caspian Sea littoral states have not reached an agreement on demarcation of the sea borders.
After a century of stable water levels, the Caspian Sea has been seriously fluctuating, researchers note in a study in the journal (http://onlinelibrary.
A senior official of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has announced that Norwegian, Dutch and UK-based firms have sought approval to study Iran's oil and gas reserves in the Caspian Sea.
MOSCOW, July 13 (KUNA) -- The Caspian Sea littoral states have held talks at the ministerial level to "determine legal status of the Caspian Sea," the Kazakh foreign minister said on Wednesday.
13 July 2016 - 14:47 Zarif Highlighted the Significance of Peace Maintenance in Caspian Sea Zarif had a speech in the ministerial meeting of the Caspian Sea littoral states in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday "Sustainable security, peace and stability in the Caspian Sea is highly important to the regional nations and governments," Zarif said, addressing a ministerial meeting of the Caspian Sea littoral states in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday.
The deal itself was inked November 7, 2014, to "ensure favorable conditions for realization of sovereign rights on the development and use of resources of the bottom and subsoil of the Caspian Sea.
This will allow it to gain even higher position in the region said Vugar Sadigov Assistant to the Director of Azerbaijan's Caspian Sea Shipping Company CJSC.
Turkmenistan believes that the construction of a pipeline under the Caspian Sea is the sovereign right of the states under the responsibility of which pipelines will take place, and may be carried only with their consent, said Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedov at the 4th Caspian Summit in Astrakhan on Monday.