Okeechobee


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O·kee·cho·bee

 (ō′kĭ-chō′bē), Lake
A lake of southeast Florida north of the Everglades. It is a link in the Okeechobee Waterway, a water route from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
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Okeechobee

(ˌəʊkɪˈtʃəʊbɪ)
n
(Placename) Lake Okeechobee a lake in S Florida, in the Everglades: second largest freshwater lake wholly within the US. Area: 1813 sq km (700 sq miles)
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O•kee•cho•bee

(ˌoʊ kɪˈtʃoʊ bi)

n.
Lake, a lake in S Florida, in the N part of the Everglades. 700 sq. mi. (1813 sq. km).
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Noun1.Okeechobee - a lake in southeast Florida to the north of the Everglades
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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