Nasser, Lake
geographical name — see aswan

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nasser,Lake — Nasser, Lake A lake of southeast Egypt and northern Sudan. It was formed in the 1960s by the construction of the Aswan High Dam on the Nile river. The rising waters of the lake submerged many historic sites. * * * …   Universalium

  • Nasser, Lake — or Lake Nubia Lake, southern Egypt and northern Sudan. About 300 mi (480 km) long, it was formed in the 1960s by the construction of the Aswan High Dam in order to control the annual floods of the Nile River, whose waters now feed the lake. Its… …   Universalium

  • Nasser, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lake Nasser — View from Abu Simbel …   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

  • Nasser (disambiguation) — Nasser may refer to: People Nasser (name) Places Nasr City, a suburb of Cairo, Egypt Lake Nasser, a vast reservoir in southern Egypt and northern Sudan See also Nasir (name) Nasri, an Arabic name Nasr (disambiguation) Nasr (surname) Al Nasr… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Nasser — lake formed on the Nile River south of the Aswan dam …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Nasser — noun 1. Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918 1970) • Syn: ↑Gamal Abdel Nasser • Instance Hypernyms: ↑statesman, ↑solon, ↑national leader 2. lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lake Nasser — noun lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan • Syn: ↑Nasser • Instance Hypernyms: ↑lake • Part Holonyms: ↑Egypt, ↑Arab Republic of Egypt, ↑United Arab Republic …   Useful english dictionary

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