Definition of Balaton

1. Noun. A large shallow lake in western Hungary.

Exact synonyms: Lake Balaton, Plattensee
Group relationships: Hungary, Magyarorszag, Republic Of Hungary
Generic synonyms: Lake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balaton

Balaenicipitidae
Balaenidae
Balaenoptera
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Balaenoptera borealis
Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera physalus
Balaenopteridae
Balanchine
Balanidae
Balanites aegyptiaca
Balantidium coli
Balantidium suis
Balanus balanoides
Balarama
Balaton
Balbani ring
Balbiani ring
Balboa
Baldr
Baldrick
Baldrs draumar
Baldur
Baldwin
Baldwin's phosphorus
Baldwins
Baldy's operation
Balearic
Balearic Islands
Balearic Sea

Literary usage of Balaton

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"LAKE balaton. Resultate der wissenschaftlichen Erforschung des Plattensees, ... Lake balaton freezes in winter, while our larger lakes never freeze. ..."

2. Hungary and Transylvania: With Remarks on Their Condition, Social, Political by John Paget (1850)
"The Polonaise.—The Hungarian Dance.—Return. ABOUT eighty miles south of Pest, on the shores of the balaton, there is a pretty little bathing-place called ..."

3. The Magyars: Their Country and Institutions by Patterson, Arthur John (1869)
"Educational Work—Lake balaton—Tihany ... Ruined Castles — Importance of Lake balaton— ... balaton ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Hungary by Dante Mena (2007)
"Places to Stay Before you book in Southern or Northern balaton consider that it slows down in the winter. While there is some nightlife and recreation, ..."

5. After the War: London, Paris, Rome, Athens, Prague, Vienna, Budapest by Charles à Court Repington (1922)
"... Finance Minister, expounds to me his great programme — Colonel Alfred Stead — A tour round Lake balaton — The country and the crops — Vienna — A party ..."

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