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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land;

2. a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal;

3. any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lake \Lake\ (l[=a]k), n. [F. laque, fr. Per. See Lac.] A pigment formed by combining some coloring matter, usually by precipitation, with a metallic oxide or earth, esp. with aluminium hydrate; as, madder lake; Florentine lake; yellow lake, etc. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lake \Lake\, n. [Cf. G. laken.] A kind of fine white linen, formerly in use. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lake \Lake\ (l[=a]k), v. i. [AS. l[=a]can, l[ae]can, to spring, jump, l[=a]c play, sport, or fr. Icel. leika to play, sport; both akin to Goth. laikan to dance. [root]120. Cf. Knowledge.] To play; to sport. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lake \Lake\, n. [AS. lac, L. lacus; akin to AS. lagu lake, sea, Icel. l["o]gr; OIr. loch; cf. Gr. la`kkos pond, tank. Cf. Loch, Lough.] A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth's surface, and supplied from the drainage of a more or less extended area. [1913 Webster] Note: Lakes are for the most part of fresh water; the salt lakes, like the Great Salt Lake of Utah, have usually no outlet to the ocean. [1913 Webster] Lake dwellers (Ethnol.), people of a prehistoric race, or races, which inhabited different parts of Europe. Their dwellings were built on piles in lakes, a short distance from the shore. Their relics are common in the lakes of Switzerland. Lake dwellings (Archaeol.), dwellings built over a lake, sometimes on piles, and sometimes on rude foundations kept in place by piles; specifically, such dwellings of prehistoric times. Lake dwellings are still used by many savage tribes. Called also lacustrine dwellings. See Crannog. Lake fly (Zool.), any one of numerous species of dipterous flies of the genus Chironomus. In form they resemble mosquitoes, but they do not bite. The larvae live in lakes. Lake herring (Zool.), the cisco (Coregonus Artedii). Lake poets, Lake school, a collective name originally applied in contempt, but now in honor, to Southey, Coleridge, and Wordsworth, who lived in the lake country of Cumberland, England, Lamb and a few others were classed with these by hostile critics. Called also lakers and lakists. Lake sturgeon (Zool.), a sturgeon (Acipenser rubicundus), of moderate size, found in the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River. It is used as food. Lake trout (Zool.), any one of several species of trout and salmon; in Europe, esp. Salmo fario; in the United States, esp. Salvelinus namaycush of the Great Lakes, and of various lakes in New York, Eastern Maine, and Canada. A large variety of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), inhabiting many lakes in New England, is also called lake trout. See Namaycush. Lake whitefish. (Zool.) See Whitefish. Lake whiting (Zool.), an American whitefish (Coregonus Labradoricus), found in many lakes in the Northern United States and Canada. It is more slender than the common whitefish. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lake n 1: a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land 2: a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal 3: any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Lake -- U.S. County in Illinois Population (2000): 644356 Housing Units (2000): 225919 Land area (2000): 447.563704 sq. miles (1159.184623 sq. km) Water area (2000): 920.386660 sq. miles (2383.790404 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1367.950364 sq. miles (3542.975027 sq. km) Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 42.313322 N, 87.983801 W Headwords: Lake Lake, IL Lake County Lake County, IL
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Lake -- U.S. County in Indiana Population (2000): 484564 Housing Units (2000): 194992 Land area (2000): 496.984821 sq. miles (1287.184722 sq. km) Water area (2000): 129.358041 sq. miles (335.035775 sq. km) Total area (2000): 626.342862 sq. miles (1622.220497 sq. km) Located within: Indiana (IN), FIPS 18 Location: 41.529603 N, 87.395253 W Headwords: Lake Lake, IN Lake County Lake County, IN
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Lake -- U.S. County in Montana Population (2000): 26507 Housing Units (2000): 13605 Land area (2000): 1493.773858 sq. miles (3868.856367 sq. km) Water area (2000): 159.946525 sq. miles (414.259580 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1653.720383 sq. miles (4283.115947 sq. km) Located within: Montana (MT), FIPS 30 Location: 47.652922 N, 114.126444 W Headwords: Lake Lake, MT Lake County Lake County, MT
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Lake -- U.S. County in Minnesota Population (2000): 11058 Housing Units (2000): 6840 Land area (2000): 2099.159616 sq. miles (5436.798216 sq. km) Water area (2000): 891.661842 sq. miles (2309.393470 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2990.821458 sq. miles (7746.191686 sq. km) Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27 Location: 47.500149 N, 91.469111 W Headwords: Lake Lake, MN Lake County Lake County, MN
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Lake -- U.S. County in Michigan Population (2000): 11333 Housing Units (2000): 13498 Land area (2000): 567.435063 sq. miles (1469.650004 sq. km) Water area (2000): 7.168657 sq. miles (18.566736 sq. km) Total area (2000): 574.603720 sq. miles (1488.216740 sq. km) Located within: Michigan (MI), FIPS 26 Location: 43.951418 N, 85.831863 W Headwords: Lake Lake, MI Lake County Lake County, MI
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Lake -- U.S. County in Ohio Population (2000): 227511 Housing Units (2000): 93487 Land area (2000): 228.211516 sq. miles (591.065088 sq. km) Water area (2000): 750.653787 sq. miles (1944.184300 sq. km) Total area (2000): 978.865303 sq. miles (2535.249388 sq. km) Located within: Ohio (OH), FIPS 39 Location: 41.693346 N, 81.303633 W Headwords: Lake Lake, OH Lake County Lake County, OH
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Lake -- U.S. County in Oregon Population (2000): 7422 Housing Units (2000): 3999 Land area (2000): 8135.753031 sq. miles (21071.502721 sq. km) Water area (2000): 222.712079 sq. miles (576.821612 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8358.465110 sq. miles (21648.324333 sq. km) Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41 Location: 42.713376 N, 120.576980 W Headwords: Lake Lake, OR Lake County Lake County, OR
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Lake -- U.S. County in Tennessee Population (2000): 7954 Housing Units (2000): 2716 Land area (2000): 163.417360 sq. miles (423.249002 sq. km) Water area (2000): 30.377450 sq. miles (78.677230 sq. km) Total area (2000): 193.794810 sq. miles (501.926232 sq. km) Located within: Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47 Location: 36.333874 N, 89.485338 W Headwords: Lake Lake, TN Lake County Lake County, TN
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Lake -- U.S. County in South Dakota Population (2000): 11276 Housing Units (2000): 5282 Land area (2000): 563.228625 sq. miles (1458.755381 sq. km) Water area (2000): 11.827532 sq. miles (30.633165 sq. km) Total area (2000): 575.056157 sq. miles (1489.388546 sq. km) Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46 Location: 44.019761 N, 97.099990 W Headwords: Lake Lake, SD Lake County Lake County, SD
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Lake -- U.S. County in Colorado Population (2000): 7812 Housing Units (2000): 3913 Land area (2000): 376.892949 sq. miles (976.148215 sq. km) Water area (2000): 7.006642 sq. miles (18.147119 sq. km) Total area (2000): 383.899591 sq. miles (994.295334 sq. km) Located within: Colorado (CO), FIPS 08 Location: 39.214575 N, 106.310225 W Headwords: Lake Lake, CO Lake County Lake County, CO
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Lake -- U.S. County in Florida Population (2000): 210528 Housing Units (2000): 102830 Land area (2000): 953.150059 sq. miles (2468.647214 sq. km) Water area (2000): 203.248529 sq. miles (526.411252 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1156.398588 sq. miles (2995.058466 sq. km) Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12 Location: 28.795924 N, 81.747696 W Headwords: Lake Lake, FL Lake County Lake County, FL
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Lake -- U.S. County in California Population (2000): 58309 Housing Units (2000): 32528 Land area (2000): 1257.958823 sq. miles (3258.098255 sq. km) Water area (2000): 71.520402 sq. miles (185.236984 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1329.479225 sq. miles (3443.335239 sq. km) Located within: California (CA), FIPS 06 Location: 39.023264 N, 122.751791 W Headwords: Lake Lake, CA Lake County Lake County, CA
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Lake, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 408 Housing Units (2000): 159 Land area (2000): 1.102019 sq. miles (2.854217 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.102019 sq. miles (2.854217 sq. km) FIPS code: 38600 Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28 Location: 32.343228 N, 89.328193 W ZIP Codes (1990): 39092 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Lake, MS Lake