an administrative division in E Russia, in NE Siberia on the Arctic Ocean: the coldest inhabited region of the world; it has rich mineral resources. Capital: Yakutsk. Pop: 948 100 (2002). Area: 3 103 200 sq km (1 197 760 sq miles)
noun 1. Lake, a lake in SE Finland. About 500 sq. mi. (1295 sq. km).
noun 1. a yard for a sail.
- Sail under false colors
sail under false colors definition To behave deceptively; the “colors” of a ship are its identifying flags: “It turned out that the door-to-door sales rep was sailing under false colors and was actually a swindler.” sail under false colors see under false colors
- Sail through
Also,sail right through. Accomplish quickly and easily, make easy progress through, as in He sailed through the written test in no time, or We sailed right through customs. This expression alludes to a boat moving quickly and easily through the water. [ Mid-1900s ]