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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.
Deputy Director of DoE's Marine Environment Department Parvin Farshchi said on Saturday that, "in cooperation with the marine environmental institutions and organizations, a comprehensive program is being compiled to protect the Caspian Seas' seals", according to the news website of Department of Environment of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Farshchi said painting images of seals on the ships sailing in the Caspian Sea as a form of awareness-raising is one of the of the programs being taken into account by her organization.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran sees it possible to resolve Caspian Seas issues and meet countries' interests merely through consultation and cooperation among the regional states and believes that all problems of the Sea can be solved only through partnership among the littoral states, and the interference of the trans-regional countries will only complicate the problems in the sea and creates new challenges," Salehi reiterated.