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or Bay·kal  (bī-kôl′, -kŏl′), Lake
A lake of south-central Russia. Over 636 km (395 mi) long, it is the largest freshwater lake in Eurasia and the world's deepest lake, with a maximum known depth of 1,637 m (5,370 ft).


(baɪˈkɑːl; -ˈkæl)
(Placename) Lake Baikal a lake in Russia, in SE Siberia: the largest freshwater lake in Eurasia and the deepest in the world. Greatest depth: over 1500 m (5000 ft). Area: about 33 670 sq km (13 000 sq miles). Russian name: Ozero Baykal


(baɪˈkɑːl; -ˈkæl)
trademark a type of Russian-made handgun, designed to fire tear-gas cylinders but often modified to fire bullets



Lake, a lake in the Russian Federation, in S Siberia: the deepest lake in the world. 13,200 sq. mi. (34,188 sq. km); 5714 ft. (1742 m) deep.
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Noun1.Baikal - the largest freshwater lake in Asia or Europe and the deepest lake in the worldBaikal - the largest freshwater lake in Asia or Europe and the deepest lake in the world
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
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In Lancashire, a Baikal Teal has provoked speculation about its origin: since they winter in Korea and are prized in collections, they were long presumed to be escapes.
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In recent months, the Russian public prosecutor has ordered the most active green organisations - Bellona, Greenpeace, the World Wildlife Fund, and outside the capital, the Baikal Environmental Wave and the Environment Observatory in Sakhaline - to register as "foreign agents" at the ministry of justice.
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