Balaton


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Bal·a·ton

 (băl′ə-tŏn′, bŏl′ŏ-tôn′), Lake
A lake of west-central Hungary southwest of Budapest. It is the largest lake in central Europe.

Balaton

(Hungarian ˈbɔlɔton)
n
(Placename) Lake Balaton a large shallow lake in W Hungary. Area: 689 sq km (266 sq miles)

Ba•la•ton

(ˈbæl əˌtɒn)

n.
a lake in W Hungary: the largest lake in central Europe. ab. 50 mi. (80 km) long; 230 sq. mi. (596 sq. km).
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Llyn Tegid in Bala would admittedly struggle to compete with Balaton in terms of size, but Wales' largest natural lake still has plenty to commend it.
AT LEAST 31 people were killed and 12 others injured today when a double-decker bus carrying German tourists was hit by a train at a crossing near the Hungarian resort of Lake Balaton, 60 miles south-west of Budapest.
The Irishman fell foul of the Newmarket stewards on both counts in the Balaton Lodge Maiden Fillies' Stakes last month when partnering Como for Khalid Abdullah, by whom he will be retained for the first time next season.
Eclipse show will present images from points across Europe and the Middle East, including Helston in England, Metz in France, Stuttgart in Germany, Govora in Romania, Lake Balaton in Hungary, Elazig in Turkey and Esfahan in Iran.
CRL and its parent Company Balaton Power are extremely pleased to have the litigation resolved and the involvement, and support of VISA in the development of the Gandhamardan Bauxite Project.
will create an extraordinary value opportunity and are enthusiastic about being able to participate," said Thomas Zours, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Deutsche Balaton.
NYSE: KFT) today announced it has signed agreements to sell the Artiach biscuits business in Spain to Panrico and the Balaton chocolate trademark in Hungary to Nestle.
owned by Heidelberg, Germany-based Deutsche Balaton AG, the largest minority shareholder of W.
I've been unfortunate enough to visit similar places, however briefly, in Portugal, Malta, Ireland, the Canary Islands and even land-locked Hungary, where Lake Balaton has to play the part of a pretend sea.
AT LEAST 31 people were killed today when a double-decker bus carrying German tourists was hit by a train at a crossing near the Hungarian resort of Lake Balaton.
The Irishman-recently announced as Khalid Abdullah's retained rider for next season-was referred to Portman Square under the `totting-up' system when found guilty of both irresponsible riding and of failing to keep a straight course from the stalls to the marker poles on Como in the Balaton Lodge Maiden Fillies' Stakes on
T he Danubius Hotel Marina next to Lake Balaton (left) has a private beach and free activities for all the family.