Caspian Sea


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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.
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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)
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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.
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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
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Translations
Kaspické moře
Mar Caspio
Kaspia meri
بحر خزردریای مازندران
Kaspianmeri
Mar Caspio
Morze Kaspijskie

Caspian Sea

[ˈkæspɪənˌsiː] NMar m Caspio
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Caspian Sea

[ˌkæspiənˈsiː] n
the Caspian Sea → la mer Caspienne
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Caspian Sea

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References in classic literature ?
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.
Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement on the delineation of adjacent sections of the Caspian Sea on May 14, 2003.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said that the five littoral states of the Caspian Sea are still working on the legal regime of the water body, stressing that nothing has been finalized or concluded by the 5 countries.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan is hosting the 1st meeting of authorized representatives of the Caspian states to agree on a draft intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of scientific research in the Caspian Sea, Trend reports referring to the ministry.
The Caspian Summit in Aktau, Kazakhstan, ended with signing of a landmark document - convention on legal status of the Caspian Sea, Interfax reports.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- The uncertainty of the legal status of the Caspian Sea doesn't allow to effectively fight drug trafficking and crime there, the head of the Department of International Law and International Relations of the Kazakh Humanitarian Law University, Doctor of Laws Miras Daulenov said.
The press service of the Kazakhstani Foreign Ministry published an interview with Ambassador-at-large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Zulfiya Amanzholova who told about the multifaceted negotiations of the legal status of the Caspian Sea in the run-up to the summit of the five Caspian littoral states in Astrakhan, Russia at the end of September.
The upcoming forum is expected to focus on the issues of increasing turnover between the Caspian Sea ports, attracting investments and developing potential of sea ports in the Caspian Sea.
The Turkmen Foreign Ministry is hosting a meeting of authorized representatives of the Caspian states to agree on a draft intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in conducting search and rescue operations in the Caspian Sea, Trend reports with reference to the Turkmen TV channel Altyn Asyr.