Caspian



of or relating to the Caspian Sea.
Caspian Sea.
Contemporary Examples

When they returned, many came to this small building with arched windows only a few blocks from the grimy Caspian beach.
The Caucasus Connection Anna Nemtsova April 21, 2013

Historical Examples

Nevertheless, the young and vigorous Caspian only represents the first stage in the process of evaporation of an inland sea.
Falling in Love Grant Allen

They are also found on the steppes bordering the Caspian and Aral Seas.
Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found Mayne Reid

But I shall now turn to the narration of the events touching the Caspian Gates.
History of the Wars, Books I and II (of 8) Procopius

All three seas are salt, the Baltic least and the Caspian most.
From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin

He then struck a blow against the independent tribes on the eastern shore of the Caspian.
The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, September 1879 Various

It empties into the Caspian Sea, with a delta of more than seventy branches.
The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.

But the colonization scheme on the lower Caspian had once more brought the Russians to the Persian boundary.
Afghanistan and the Anglo-Russian Dispute Theo. F. Rodenbough

Meanwhile Russia was making its way towards the Caspian and Aral seas.
Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15) Charles Morris

The fine white naphtha, which can be used for lighting and fuel, is peculiar to the Caspian Sea.
A Woman’s Journey Round the World Ida Pfeiffer

inland sea of central Asia, 1580s, from Latin Caspius, from Greek Kaspios, named for native people who lived on its shores (but who were said to be originally from the Caucasus), Latin Caspii, from a native self-designation, perhaps literally “white.”

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