Nicaragua, Lake

lake, SW Nicaragua; 3,100 sq. mi.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Nicaragua,Lake — Nicaragua, Lake The largest lake of Central America, in southwest Nicaragua. The freshwater lake contains fish, such as tuna and sharks, usually found only in salt water because it was part of the Caribbean Sea until land masses rose around it in …   Universalium

  • Nicaragua, Lake — Lake, southwestern Nicaragua. It is 102 mi (164 km) long, with a surface area of about 3,100 sq mi (8,000 sq km). The largest freshwater lake between the U.S. and Peru, it is connected to Lake Managua by the Tipitapa River and is drained by the… …   Universalium

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  • Nicaragua — Nicaraguan, n., adj. /nik euh rah gweuh/, n. 1. a republic in Central America. 4,386,399; 57,143 sq. mi. (148,000 sq. km). Cap.: Managua. 2. Lake. Spanish, Lago de Nicaragua. a lake in SW Nicaragua. 92 mi. (148 km) long; 34 mi. (55 km) wide; 3060 …   Universalium

  • Nicaragua — Republic of Nicaragua República de Nicaragua …   Wikipedia

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  • Nicaragua — Nic|a|rag|u|a a country in Central America between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, and south of Honduras and north of Costa Rica. Population: 4,918,000 (2001). Capital: Managua. Its main products are coffee, cotton, and sugar. In the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Nicaragua — • Republic and diocese in Central America Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nicaragua     Republic and Diocese of Nicaragua     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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