Definition of Lake Mead
1. Noun. The largest reservoir in the United States; located in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona and formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River; the center of a recreational area.
Group relationships: Arizona, Az, Grand Canyon State, Battle Born State, Nevada, Nv, Sagebrush State, Silver State
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Literary usage of Lake Mead
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1. The Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks by Larry H. Ludmer (2000)
"Lake Mead NATIONAL RECREATION AREA The completion of Hoover Dam resulted in the creation of Lake Mead and Lake Mojave in the 1930s. ..."
2. Warmwater Fisheries: Symposium I (1991) edited by James L. Cooper, R. H. Hamre (1999)
"Reclamation's water development projects have provided large reservoir environments such as Lake Mead that support warmwater ..."