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Reelfoot Lake Syllabification: Reel·foot Lake
Pronunciation: /ˌrēlfo͝ot ˈlāk/

Definition of Reelfoot Lake in English:

A lake in the northwestern corner of Tennessee, near the Mississippi River, formed during the 1811 earthquake that centered on nearby New Madrid in Missouri.

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