Definition of Caspian sea
1. Noun. A large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world.
Group relationships: Iran, Islamic Republic Of Iran, Persia, Russia, Soviet Union, Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics, Ussr
Generic synonyms: Lake
Definition of Caspian sea
1. Proper noun. A landlocked sea between Asia and European Russia, and the world’s largest inland body of water. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Caspian sea
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1. Energy policies of IEA countries: 2005 review by Agencia Internacional de la Energía, International Energy Agency, SourceOECD (Online service (2005)
"CENTRAL ASIA AND caspian sea The production potential of the Newly Independent States of Central Asia and the caspian sea is of considerable importance to ..."
2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"RUSSIAN FISH IX THE VOLGA AND caspian sea. (2nd S. xi. 131. ... This name is not known to those familiar with the caspian sea fish, but the description ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1882)
"The New Emso-Persian Frontier east of the caspian sea. AN important Parliamentary Paper (Central Asia, No. 1, 1882) has just been published, ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1826)
"They have none of that romantic colouring which one expects to find in a story of adventures upon the banks of the caspian sea: they leave a disagreeable ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... caspian sea covered a vast expanse of territory and embraced very large islands (eg Ust-Urt), which divided it into an eastern and a western portion, ..."
6. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"Temperature of the caspian sea.—In the Pilot of the Caspian, compiled by Captain Pushchin, it is stated that between ..."
7. The Pulse of Asia: A Journey in Central Asia Illustrating the Geographic by Ellsworth Huntington (1907)
"Among the ancients, some considered the caspian sea a part of the great ... Previous to the days of Herodotus, the caspian sea is mentioned only vaguely. ..."