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or Y·syk-Köl  (ĭs′ĭk-ko͝ol′, -kœl′)
A lake of northeast Kyrgyzstan in the Tian Shan near the Kazakh border.
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(Russian isˈsikˈkulj)
(Placename) a lake in NE Kyrgyzstan in the Tian Shan mountains, at an altitude of 1609 m (5280 ft): one of the largest mountain lakes in the world. Area: 6200 sq km (2390 sq miles)
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(ˈɪs ɪkˈkʊl, -ˈkul)

a mountain lake in NW Kirghizia. 2250 sq. mi. (5830 sq. km).
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