Great Lakes
geographical name 1. chain of five lakes (Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, & Ontario) central North America in the United States & Canada draining through St. Lawrence River into the Atlantic 2. group of lakes E central Africa including Lakes Turkana, Albert, Victoria, Tanganyika, & Malawi

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  • Great Lakes — bezeichnet: die Großen Seen in Kanada und den USA, eine Gruppe fünf zusammenhängender Süßwasserseen die afrikanischen Großen Seen ein Ort in den USA, siehe Great Lakes (Illinois) Naval Station Great Lakes, ein Stützpunkt der US Marine ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Great Lakes — the Great Lakes a group of five lakes along the border between the US and Canada. These lakes are Lake ↑Superior, Lake ↑Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake ↑Ontario. They are connected to form the ↑St Lawrence Seaway which can be used by… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Great Lakes — Great′ Lakes′ n. pl. geg a series of five lakes between the U.S. and Canada, comprising Lakes Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior; connected with the Atlantic by the St. Lawrence River …   From formal English to slang

  • Great Lakes — chain of freshwater lakes in EC North America, emptying into the St. Lawrence River; Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, & Ontario …   English World dictionary

  • Great Lakes —   [ greɪt leɪks], englisch für Große Seen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Great Lakes — This article is about the Great Lakes of North America. For the region, see Great Lakes region (North America). For other uses of this term, see Great Lakes (disambiguation). A rare cloudless satellite view of the entire Great Lakes region, April …   Wikipedia

  • Great Lakes — a series of five lakes between the U.S. and Canada, comprising Lakes Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior; connected with the Atlantic by the St. Lawrence River. * * * I Chain of lakes, central North America. Comprising Lakes Superior,… …   Universalium

  • Great Lakes — noun a group of five large, interconnected lakes in central North America • Instance Hypernyms: ↑group, ↑grouping • Part Holonyms: ↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑America, ↑the States, ↑U …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Lakes —    WM The domain of France, 18. See also under names of the individual lakes.    Bib.: Curwood, The Great Lakes; Channing, Story of the Great Lakes …   The makers of Canada

  • Great Lakes — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Great Lakes Country and Admin Code AU.02.13400 AU …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

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