Definition of Lakes

1. Proper noun. (pluralonly)The Lake District is also known as the '''Lakes''' or Lakeland. It is a rural area in North West England. ¹



2. Noun. (plural of lake) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of lake) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lakes

1. lake [n] - See also: lake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lakes

laked
lakefront
lakefronts
lakehouse
lakehouses
lakelands
lakeless
lakelet
lakelets
lakelike
lakeport
lakeports
laker
lakering
lakers
lakes (current term)
lakeshore
lakeshores
lakeside
lakesides
lakeward
lakewater
lakeweed
lakeweeds
lakewide
lakh
lakhs
lakier
lakiest
lakin

Literary usage of Lakes

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). (1895)
"Official surveyors have mapped the lakes of France and Switzerland by means of the most elaborate and accurate soundings ever made ; indeed, there are few, ..."

2. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1920)
"The practice of the States seems to favour the opinion of the majority of writers, for special treaties frequently arrange what portions of such lakes and ..."

3. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"THE GREAT lakes: THEIR OUTLETS AND DEFENCES. FOUR years ago there appeared in this magazine two articles upon the Great lakes and their Harbors. ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"765), issued directions which were to govern the survey of the bed of non-navigable lakes and other like bodies of water which had been meandered at the ..."

5. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"On the Great lakes the order of development was canoe, ... The flat-boat had little place on the Great lakes because of lack of current; while the sail ..."

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