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
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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.
Currently, this route extends from the ChinaKazakhstan border to the European countries, crossing the territory of Kazakhstan, the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
The five starting discussing the Caspian in 1991, when the Soviet Union collapsed.
Agreement on conservation and sustainable use of water and biological resources of Caspian
Lavrov noted that at the meeting in Moscow thisDecember, the foreign ministers of the Caspian states Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran and Azerbaijan finished harmonizing all articles of the convention.
The Caspian became an issue in 1991 when the Soviet Union collapsed and the Caspian suddenly had five border states (Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Iran) instead of just two--the Soviet Union and Iran.
Delimitation of the Caspian Sea between littoral states had not been an issue on the agenda of last week's ministerial meeting in Russia," Qassemi said.
The current meeting involves a productive exchange of views and discussions of expert assessments of the Agreement on cooperation between the Caspian states in the field of transport, proposed by the Turkmen side.