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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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