Caspian


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Noun1.Caspian - a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga RiverCaspian - 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
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Caspian

[ˈkæspɪən] n the Caspian Seail mar Caspio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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It is even probable that a sixth current existed at one time or another in the Northern Indian Ocean, when the Caspian and Aral Seas formed but one vast sheet of water.
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.
Each at the Head Level'd his deadly aime; thir fatall hands No second stroke intend, and such a frown Each cast at th' other, as when two black Clouds With Heav'ns Artillery fraught, come rattling on Over the CASPIAN, then stand front to front Hov'ring a space, till Winds the signal blow To joyn thir dark Encounter in mid air: So frownd the mighty Combatants, that Hell Grew darker at thir frown, so matcht they stood; For never but once more was either like To meet so great a foe: and now great deeds Had been achiev'd, whereof all Hell had rung, Had not the Snakie Sorceress that sat Fast by Hell Gate, and kept the fatal Key, Ris'n, and with hideous outcry rush'd between.
The official opening of the Forum started with the International Conference 'Caspian Sea: Benefits of developing the international economic cooperation,' during which the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made an opening speech.
The role of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea signed by the Heads of States of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and Turkmenistan on the results of the Fifth Caspian Summit held in the city of Aktau, Kazakhstan on August 12, 2019 which creates the conditions for the advancement of cooperation between the Caspian region to a qualitatively new partnership level was underlined ;
The event was opened by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, who congratulated the participants on the opening of the forum and thanked the heads of Caspian states for the support the initiative of Turkmenistan to hold the first Caspian Economic Forum and active participation in its preparation.
He noted that Russia will invest around 200 bln rubles in the development of Volga and Caspian.
An international conference entitled "Caspian Sea: benefits of developing international economic cooperation" will be held in the morning.
For more than a quarter-century, Iran has been battling over the Caspian in an effort to get 20 percent of the seabed versus the 13 percent it would get under a normal division of the Caspian.