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synonyms for lakes

  • basin
  • lagoon
  • pond
  • pool
  • reservoir
  • creek
  • loch
  • mere
  • millpond
  • mouth
  • sluice
  • spring
  • tarn
  • inland sea
  • lakelet
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How to use lakes in a sentence

A gentle breeze stirred the air and the surface of the lakes lay shimmering in the soft autumnal light.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
That it comes from another and similar Iroquois word, meaning "lake," being applied to the country as a region abounding in lakes.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Fishing was his chief recreation and this often brought him to the lakes and rivers of Ireland.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
In addition to these important rivers, Virginia has several valuable lakes.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The title to the bed of all lakes, ponds, and navigable rivers to the ordinary high-water mark is vested in the states.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Yes, but twenty dollars will not buy it, she replied, thinking of Dr. Lakes anxious face as she had seen it that day.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The most beautiful of these volcanic lakes are to be found in the region to the north and south of Rome.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Thus in the Laurentian Lakes above Ontario the geologist finds evidence that the drainage lines have again and again been changed.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The effects of lakes on the river systems with which they are connected is in many ways most important.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
You didnt think that your gold thimble would make pretty things for Dr. Lakes wife, did you?
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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