Balaton, Lake
or German Plattensee geographical name lake W Hungary; largest in central Europe area 232 square miles (601 square kilometers)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Balaton, Lake — Lake, Hungary. Southwest of Budapest, it is the largest lake in central Europe, covering 231 sq mi (598 sq km), with a maximum depth of about 37 ft (11 m). It contains two wildlife reserves. While agriculture remains important in the area, the… …   Universalium

  • Balaton,Lake — Bal·a·ton (bălʹə tŏn , bŏlʹŏ tôn ), Lake A lake of west central Hungary southwest of Budapest. It is the largest lake in central Europe, with many tourist and health resorts. * * * …   Universalium

  • Balaton, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Balaton — Der Balaton vom All aus gesehen (Landsat Satellitenfoto aus dem Jahr 2000) Geographische Lage Westungarn Zuflüsse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Balaton-Oberland — Balaton Der Balaton vom All aus gesehen (Landsat Satellitenfoto aus dem Jahr 2000) Geographische Lage …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lake Balaton (Hungary) — Hotels: Admiral Hotel Keszthely (Keszthely) Annabella Hotel Balatonfured (Balatonfured / Lake Edge) Aranypart Hotel Siofok (Siofok / Lake Edge) Azur Hotel Siofok (Siofok / Lake Edge) Carbona Hotel He …   International hotels

  • Balaton — [bä′lä tō̂n] Lake lake in W Hungary: largest lake in central Europe: c. 230 sq mi (596 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Lake Balaton — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Balaton image lake = Balaton Hungary Landscape.jpg caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location= Hungary coords = coord|46|50|N|17|44|E|type:waterbody region:HU|display=inline,title type = Rift… …   Wikipedia

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