Mälaren

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Mä·lar·en

 (mā′lär′ən)
A lake of southeast Sweden. Stockholm is located on both sides of the channel that connects the lake with the Baltic Sea.
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Mälaren

(ˈmelaren)
n
(Placename) Lake Mälaren a lake in S Sweden, extending 121 km (75 miles) west from Stockholm, where it joins with an inlet of the Baltic Sea (the Saltsjön). Area: 1140 sq km (440 sq miles). Also called: Mälar
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The renowned (and rather chic) garden, cafe, bar, restaurant, and nightlife venue Malarpaviljongen (Malarpaviljongen.se) floats on pontoons and barges in the eastern arm of Malaran (Lake Malar), near where the massive body of water drains into the chilly Baltic Sea.
Stockholm is equally ambitious: although it lost the plot on congestion charging six years ago, it is building a huge regional train system to connect both with the airport and with a series of medium-sized cities--Vasteras, Orebro, Eskilstuna--around Lake Malar: a model for what we might achieve with Thameslink 2000 and Crossrail, if we ever get around to it.