a salt lake between SE Europe and Asia: the largest inland body of water in the world. About 169,000 sq. mi. (438,000 sq. km); 85 feet (26 meters) below sea level.
a salt lake between SE Europe and Asia: the largest inland sea in the world; fed mainly by the River Volga. Area: 394 299 sq km (152 239 sq miles)
Saltwater lake between Europe and Asia, bordered by Azerbaijan, and Russia to the west, Kazakhstan to the north and east, Turkmenistan to the east, and Iran to the south and west; the largest inland body of water in the world.
Note: The Volga River empties into the Caspian Sea.
an open, conical helmet with a nose guard, commonly used in the medieval period. any helmet-shaped head covering. Zoology. a process or formation on the head, resembling a helmet. Historical Examples The knight gazed on the casque, dismounted, and kneeling down, seemed to pray inwardly for some minutes. The World’s Greatest Books, Vol VIII Arthur […]
Lewis, 1782–1866, U.S. statesman. a male or female given name. Contemporary Examples “Right now the family is in mourning,” Cass’s grandfather, Walter Laro, told the AP. Child’s Death Stuns Remote Town Diane Herbst August 2, 2011 All the while, pro-gun groups continue to urge their supporters to call their senators and stop Cass Sunstein. How […]
casaba. a variety of the winter melon, Cucumis melo inodorus, having a wrinkled, yellow rind and sweet, juicy, greenish flesh. Historical Examples Alligator pears, cassaba melon or other fruit may be substituted for above. New Royal Cook Book Anonymous Many rugs are sold under the name of cassaba, which are really woven at Sparta. Rugs: […]
c354-297 b.c, king of Macedonia 301-297 (son of Antipater). Historical Examples She sent messengers off to Cassander, urging him to come immediately and join her. Pyrrhus Jacob Abbott Antipater had a son named Cassander, who was a general in his army. Pyrrhus Jacob Abbott This city was built by king Cassander, in the pass which […]