Lake Ijssel
geographical name see IJsselmeer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • IJssel — Geobox River name = IJssel native name = other name = Gelderse IJssel other name1 = image size = 220 image caption = Sunset on the IJssel at Deventer country = The Netherlands country1 = state = Gelderland state1 = Overijssel region = Liemers… …   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

  • IJssel — /ˈaɪsəl/ (say uysuhl) noun a river in the central Netherlands, flowing north to IJssel Lake; a branch of the Rhine. 113 km …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ijssel, Lake — freshwater lake, CEN. Netherlands …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • IJssel Lake — /aɪsəl ˈleɪk/ (say uysuhl layk) noun a lake in north western Netherlands; created by dyking the Zuider Zee. 1204 km2. Dutch, IJsselmeer. Also, Ysselmeer …   Australian English dictionary

  • IJssel River — River, in The Netherlands. An important distributary of the Rhine River, it leaves the Lower Rhine (Neder Rijn) just southeast of Arnhem and flows northeastward for 70 mi (110 km) to enter the IJsselmeer. Zutphen, Deventer, and Zwolle are… …   Universalium

  • Oude IJssel — Bridge near Doetinchem Origin Westphalia Mouth IJssel …   Wikipedia

  • Mere (lake) — Mere in English refers to a lake that is broad in relation to its depth, e.g. Martin Mere. A significant effect of its shallow depth is that for all or most of the time, it has no thermocline. Contents 1 Derivation of the word 1.1 Etymology 1.2… …   Wikipedia

  • IJsselmeer — /uy seuhl mayrdd /, n. a lake in the NW Netherlands: created by the diking of the Zuider Zee. 465 sq. mi. (1204 sq. km). Also, Ijsselmeer. * * * English Lake Ijssel Shallow freshwater lake, northern and central Netherlands. Fed by the IJssel… …   Universalium

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