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 for lake
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lake \Lake\ (l[=a]k), n. [F. laque, fr. Per. See Lac.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lake \Lake\, n. [Cf. G. laken.]
     A kind of fine white linen, formerly in use. [Obs.]
     --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lake \Lake\ (l[=a]k), v. i. [AS. l[=a]can, l[ae]can, to spring,
     jump, l[=a]c play, sport, or fr. Icel. leika to play, sport;
     both akin to Goth. laikan to dance. [root]120. Cf.
     Knowledge.]
     To play; to sport. [Prov. Eng.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lake \Lake\, n. [AS. lac, L. lacus; akin to AS. lagu lake, sea,
     Icel. l["o]gr; OIr. loch; cf. Gr. la`kkos pond, tank. Cf.
     Loch, Lough.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Lakes are for the most part of fresh water; the salt
           lakes, like the Great Salt Lake of Utah, have usually
           no outlet to the ocean.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Lake dwellers (Ethnol.), people of a prehistoric race, or
        races, which inhabited different parts of Europe. Their
        dwellings were built on piles in lakes, a short distance
        from the shore. Their relics are common in the lakes of
        Switzerland.
  
     Lake dwellings (Archaeol.), dwellings built over a lake,
        sometimes on piles, and sometimes on rude foundations kept
        in place by piles; specifically, such dwellings of
        prehistoric times. Lake dwellings are still used by many
        savage tribes. Called also lacustrine dwellings. See
        Crannog.
  
     Lake fly (Zool.), any one of numerous species of dipterous
        flies of the genus Chironomus. In form they resemble
        mosquitoes, but they do not bite. The larvae live in
        lakes.
  
     Lake+herring+(Zool.),+the+cisco+({Coregonus+Artedii">Lake herring (Zool.), the cisco ({Coregonus Artedii).
  
     Lake poets, Lake school, a collective name originally
        applied in contempt, but now in honor, to Southey,
        Coleridge, and Wordsworth, who lived in the lake country
        of Cumberland, England, Lamb and a few others were classed
        with these by hostile critics. Called also lakers and
        lakists.
  
     Lake+sturgeon+(Zool.),+a+sturgeon+({Acipenser+rubicundus">Lake sturgeon (Zool.), a sturgeon ({Acipenser rubicundus),
        of moderate size, found in the Great Lakes and the
        Mississippi River. It is used as food.
  
     Lake trout (Zool.), any one of several species of trout and
        salmon; in Europe, esp. Salmo fario; in the United
        States, esp. Salvelinus namaycush of the Great Lakes,
        and of various lakes in New York, Eastern Maine, and
        Canada. A large variety of brook trout ({Salvelinus
        fontinalis), inhabiting many lakes in New England, is
        also called lake trout. See Namaycush.
  
     Lake whitefish. (Zool.) See Whitefish.
  
     Lake whiting (Zool.), an American whitefish ({Coregonus
        Labradoricus), found in many lakes in the Northern United
        States and Canada. It is more slender than the common
        whitefish.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lake
      n 1: a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
      2: a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal
      3: any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Illinois
     Population (2000):    644356
     Housing Units (2000): 225919
     Land area (2000):     447.563704 sq. miles (1159.184623 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    920.386660 sq. miles (2383.790404 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1367.950364 sq. miles (3542.975027 sq. km)
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             42.313322 N, 87.983801 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, IL
      Lake County
      Lake County, IL
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Indiana
     Population (2000):    484564
     Housing Units (2000): 194992
     Land area (2000):     496.984821 sq. miles (1287.184722 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    129.358041 sq. miles (335.035775 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    626.342862 sq. miles (1622.220497 sq. km)
     Located within:       Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
     Location:             41.529603 N, 87.395253 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, IN
      Lake County
      Lake County, IN
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Montana
     Population (2000):    26507
     Housing Units (2000): 13605
     Land area (2000):     1493.773858 sq. miles (3868.856367 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    159.946525 sq. miles (414.259580 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1653.720383 sq. miles (4283.115947 sq. km)
     Located within:       Montana (MT), FIPS 30
     Location:             47.652922 N, 114.126444 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, MT
      Lake County
      Lake County, MT
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    11058
     Housing Units (2000): 6840
     Land area (2000):     2099.159616 sq. miles (5436.798216 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    891.661842 sq. miles (2309.393470 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2990.821458 sq. miles (7746.191686 sq. km)
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             47.500149 N, 91.469111 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, MN
      Lake County
      Lake County, MN
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Michigan
     Population (2000):    11333
     Housing Units (2000): 13498
     Land area (2000):     567.435063 sq. miles (1469.650004 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    7.168657 sq. miles (18.566736 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    574.603720 sq. miles (1488.216740 sq. km)
     Located within:       Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
     Location:             43.951418 N, 85.831863 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, MI
      Lake County
      Lake County, MI
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Ohio
     Population (2000):    227511
     Housing Units (2000): 93487
     Land area (2000):     228.211516 sq. miles (591.065088 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    750.653787 sq. miles (1944.184300 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    978.865303 sq. miles (2535.249388 sq. km)
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             41.693346 N, 81.303633 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, OH
      Lake County
      Lake County, OH
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Oregon
     Population (2000):    7422
     Housing Units (2000): 3999
     Land area (2000):     8135.753031 sq. miles (21071.502721 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    222.712079 sq. miles (576.821612 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    8358.465110 sq. miles (21648.324333 sq. km)
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             42.713376 N, 120.576980 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, OR
      Lake County
      Lake County, OR
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Tennessee
     Population (2000):    7954
     Housing Units (2000): 2716
     Land area (2000):     163.417360 sq. miles (423.249002 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    30.377450 sq. miles (78.677230 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    193.794810 sq. miles (501.926232 sq. km)
     Located within:       Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47
     Location:             36.333874 N, 89.485338 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, TN
      Lake County
      Lake County, TN
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in South Dakota
     Population (2000):    11276
     Housing Units (2000): 5282
     Land area (2000):     563.228625 sq. miles (1458.755381 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    11.827532 sq. miles (30.633165 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    575.056157 sq. miles (1489.388546 sq. km)
     Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
     Location:             44.019761 N, 97.099990 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, SD
      Lake County
      Lake County, SD
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Colorado
     Population (2000):    7812
     Housing Units (2000): 3913
     Land area (2000):     376.892949 sq. miles (976.148215 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    7.006642 sq. miles (18.147119 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    383.899591 sq. miles (994.295334 sq. km)
     Located within:       Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
     Location:             39.214575 N, 106.310225 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, CO
      Lake County
      Lake County, CO
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in Florida
     Population (2000):    210528
     Housing Units (2000): 102830
     Land area (2000):     953.150059 sq. miles (2468.647214 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    203.248529 sq. miles (526.411252 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1156.398588 sq. miles (2995.058466 sq. km)
     Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
     Location:             28.795924 N, 81.747696 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, FL
      Lake County
      Lake County, FL
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lake -- U.S. County in California
     Population (2000):    58309
     Housing Units (2000): 32528
     Land area (2000):     1257.958823 sq. miles (3258.098255 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    71.520402 sq. miles (185.236984 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1329.479225 sq. miles (3443.335239 sq. km)
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             39.023264 N, 122.751791 W
     Headwords:
      Lake
      Lake, CA
      Lake County
      Lake County, CA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lake, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi
     Population (2000):    408
     Housing Units (2000): 159
     Land area (2000):     1.102019 sq. miles (2.854217 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.102019 sq. miles (2.854217 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            38600
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             32.343228 N, 89.328193 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     39092
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lake, MS
      Lake
  

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