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Definition of Lake

Lake

  1. A pigment formed by combining some coloring matter, usually by precipitation, with a metallic oxide or earth, esp. with aluminium hydrate; as, madder lake; Florentine lake; yellow lake, etc.
  2. A kind of fine white linen, formerly in use.
  3. To play; to sport.
  4. A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth's surface, and supplied from the drainage of a more or less extended area.

Lake Quotations

Exercise is really important to me - it's therapeutic. So if I'm ever feeling tense or stressed or like I'm about to have a meltdown, I'll put on my iPod and head to the gym or out on a bike ride along Lake Michigan with the girls.
Michelle Obama

I always dreamt that I would marry in the Piazza Del Campo in Siena and go on my honeymoon down the Amazon, up the Nile, on a gallop through the pyramids, to Nepal and Kerala, on a safari and finally to Lake Titicaca in Peru.
Jasmine Guinness

Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean.
Percy Ross

Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
Wallace Stevens

Growing up in a Jewish matriarchal world inside the patriarchal paradise of Salt Lake City, Utah, gave me increased perspective on gender issues, as it also did my gay brother and my lesbian sister. Our younger sister is the perfect Jewish-American wife and mother, and is fiercely proud of that fact.
Roseanne Barr
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Lake Translations

lake in Dutch is waterplas, plas, meer
lake in French is marin, lac
lake in German is See
lake in Italian is navale, lago
lake in Portuguese is lago
lake in Spanish is lago
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