Definition of Lake okeechobee

1. Noun. A lake in southeast Florida to the north of the Everglades.

Exact synonyms: Okeechobee
Group relationships: Everglade State, Fl, Florida, Sunshine State
Generic synonyms: Lake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lake Okeechobee

Lake Eyre
Lake Geneva
Lake Huron
Lake Huron-Michigan
Lake Ilmen
Lake Kivu
Lake Ladoga
Lake Leman
Lake Malar
Lake Mead
Lake Michigan
Lake Michigan-Huron
Lake Miwok
Lake Mälaren
Lake Okeechobee
Lake Onega
Lake Ontario
Lake Peipus
Lake Saint Clair
Lake St. Clair
Lake Superior
Lake Tahoe
Lake Tana
Lake Tanganyika
Lake Trasimenus
Lake Tsana
Lake Vanern
Lake Victoria
Lake Winnipeg

Literary usage of Lake okeechobee

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

1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1892)
"Passing from the Kissimmee Eiver through lake okeechobee, we come to the ... The northern shores of lake okeechobee are fringed with a very little muck, ..."

2. Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan: Additional Water Quality Projects by Barry Hill (2000)
"One act created the lake okeechobee Protection Program, ... The act requires that the state's actions to clean up lake okeechobee be coordinated with, ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"The dredge upon the Caloosahatchee entered lake okeechobee on the 21st of December. Up to December 1, 1882, the company report that they had expended ..."

4. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"Others include Big Cypress National Preserve; lake okeechobee and Lake Kissimmee; Corkscrew Swamp Audubon Sanctuary; Florida Bay; Fakahatchee Strand State ..."

5. Inside Route Pilot by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Leon Archie Potter, Herbert Cornelius Graves (1916)
"Boats of 3 feet draft at low-water stage (191C) can go from Fort Lauderdale through the North New River Drainage Canal to lake okeechobee, and this is the ..."

6. Putnam's Magazine (1910)
"The Everglades occupy more than half that portion of the State of Florida south of lake okeechobee— the largest fresh water lake wholly within the United ..."

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