Dead Sea

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Dead Sea

 (dĕd)
A salt lake, about 420 m (1,380 ft) below sea level, at the mouth of the Jordan River. It is one of the saltiest bodies of water known and is the lowest point on the surface of the earth.
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Dead Sea

n
(Placename) a lake between Israel, Jordan, and the West Bank, now 420 m (1378 ft) below sea level; originally 390 m (1285 ft): the lowest lake in the world, with no outlet and very high salinity; outline, esp at the southern end, reduced considerably in recent years. Area: originally about 950 sq km (365 sq miles); by 2003 about 625 sq km (240 sq miles)
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Dead′ Sea′


n.
a salt lake between Israel and Jordan: the lowest lake in the world. ab. 390 sq. mi. (1010 sq. km); 1293 ft. (394 m) below sea level.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dead Sea - a saltwater lake on the border between Israel and JordanDead Sea - a saltwater lake on the border between Israel and Jordan; its surface in 1292 feet below sea level
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan - an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
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Translations
Mrtvé moře
Totes Meer
Kuollutmeri
mer Morte

Dead Sea

n
the Dead Sea → la mer Mortedead weight n
(= heavy load) → poids m mort
(fig) (= burden) → poids m mortdead wood n (fig) (= people) → dinosaures mpl (= things) → vieilleries fpl, vieilles reliques fpl
a reshuffle to clear out dead wood → un remaniement pour se débarrasser des dinosaures
He has been discarded as dead wood → On l'a rejeté comme étant un dinosaure.
to be dead wood [person, thing] → avoir fait son temps
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Dead Sea

n the Dead Seail mar Morto
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