Constance, Lake

Constance, Lake
or German Bodensee geographical name lake 46 miles (74 kilometers) long W Europe on border between Germany, Austria, & Switzerland

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Constance, Lake — German Bodensee ancient Lacus Brigantinus Lake, bordering Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. Occupying an old glacier basin at an elevation of 1,299 ft (396 m), it has an area of 209 sq mi (541 sq km) and an average depth of 295 ft (90 m). It… …   Universalium

  • CONSTANCE, LAKE —    or BODENSEE    partly in Germany and partly in Switzerland; is about 44 m. long and 9 m. broad at most; is traversed by the Rhine from W. to E., is 1306 ft. above sea level; is surrounded by vineyards, cornfields, and wooded slopes; its waters …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Constance, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Constance,Lake of — Constance, Lake of or Bo·den·see (bōdʹn zā ) An Alpine lake bordering on southern Germany, northern Switzerland, and western Austria. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lake Constance — This article is about the European lake. For the lake in New Zealand, see Lake Constance, New Zealand. Constance Lake redirects here. For the First Nations community in Canada, see Constance Lake First Nation. Lake Constance Bodensee …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Constance Hopper — …   Wikipedia

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