A large area of water surrounded by land
An insoluble pigment made by combining a soluble organic dye and an insoluble mordant
A cultivated variety of French bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, having long straight green pods and white seeds; also attributive.
A lake of naturally hot water, typically heated by subterranean volcanic activity.
A reservoir northwest of Pierre in South Dakota, in the Missouri River, created since 1963 by the huge Oahe Dam
A shallow lake on the borders of Chad, Niger, and Nigeria in north central Africa. Its size varies seasonally from circa 10,360 sq. km (4,000 sq. miles) to circa 25,900 sq. km (10,000 sq. miles)
A lake in the foothills of the Alps in northern Italy
One of the five Great Lakes of North America, situated on the border between Canada and the US. It is linked to Lake Huron by the Detroit River and to Lake Ontario by the Welland Ship Canal and the Niagara River, which is its only natural outlet
A lake in South Australia, Australia’s largest salt lake
A lake in central Africa, on the frontier between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
The largest US reservoir, located in southeast Nevada, created after 1933 by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River
A salt lake in east central California, near the Nevada border, noted for its rock exposed formations that occurred when local waters were diverted to the Los Angeles area
A lake of salt water
A salt lake with a high content of sodium salts
A lake in northern Ethiopia, the source of the Blue Nile
A lake in northern California, on the Modoc Plateau, a noted wildfowl refuge and site of fighting during the 1870s Modoc War
A large salt lake in the mountains of eastern Turkey
In plural The five lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, Erie, and Ontario, which lie between Canada and the United States.
= Indian lake.
A lake which is rich in natron; a soda lake.
A lake in northern Tanzania, on the border with Kenya, containing large deposits of salt and soda
A temporary lake formed in a playa after rain.
A lake (pigment) of a purple colour, formerly made from the cochineal insect, Dactylopius coccus.
A long narrow lake, typically formed by glacial erosion.
A lake in the Rift Valley of east central Africa, on the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) and Uganda. It is linked to Lake Edward by the Semliki River and to the White Nile by the Albert Nile
A large lake in southern Siberia, the largest freshwater lake in Europe and Asia and, with a depth of 1,743 m (5,714 ft), the deepest lake in the world
Variant spelling of Baikal, Lake.
One of the Finger Lakes, in west central New York. Ithaca lies at its southern end
A lake filling a volcanic crater in the Cascade mountains of SW Oregon. With a depth of more than 600 m (1,968 ft) it is the deepest lake in the US
A lake on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), linked to Lake Albert by the Semliki River
A lake in NE Italy, lying between Lombardy and Venetia
A lake in SW central Europe, between the Jura mountains and the Alps. Its southern shore forms part of the border between France and Switzerland
A resort lake in northeastern New York, northeast of Albany, near the Vermont border, scene of many 18th-century military actions
A reservoir and recreational site on the Colorado River between Arizona and southeastern California
The second-largest of the five Great Lakes of North America, on the border between Canada and the US
A large, man-made lake on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border in central Africa. It was created by the damming of the Zambezi River by the Kariba Dam, and it is the chief source of hydroelectric power for Zimbabwe and Zambia
A large lake in NW Russia, north-east of St Petersburg, near the border with Finland. It is the largest lake in Europe, with an area of 17,700 sq. km (6,837 sq. miles)
A resort in southwestern Alberta, in the Rocky Mountains, noted for the beauty of the lake that gives it its name
A city in northwestern Oregon, a southern suburb of Portland; population 36,926 (est. 2008)
A resort village in the Adirondack Mountains, in northeastern New York, site of Olympic competition in 1932 and 1980; population 2,750 (est. 2008)
The poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, and William Wordsworth, who lived in and were inspired by the Lake District
Any of a number of fishes of the salmon family, which live in large lakes and are highly prized as a game fish and as food:
A salt lake in the Great Rift Valley, in southern Kenya, with extensive deposits of sodium carbonate and other minerals
Another name for Lake Nyasa (see Nyasa, Lake).
A lake in SE Egypt created in the 1960s by the building of the two dams on the Nile at Aswan
A lake in east central Africa, the third-largest lake in Africa. About 580 km (360 miles) long, it forms most of the eastern border of Malawi with Mozambique and Tanzania
A lake in SE Europe, on the border between Macedonia and Albania
A lake in NW Russia, near the border with Finland, the second-largest European lake
A curved lake formed from a horseshoe bend in a river where the main stream has cut across the narrow end and no longer flows around the loop of the bend