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Great Slave Lake

a lake in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories. 11,172 sq. mi. (28,935 sq. km). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • There is a section to the north and east of Great Slave Lake where the surface of the land is one heap of gigantic rocks.

    Riddle of the Storm Roy J. Snell
  • Sir, 'twas cold enough to freeze your words solid as you spoke them, when we left Great Slave Lake.

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
  • We proceeded to Great Slave Lake without interruption, the weather extremely fine.

  • The stories give us some idea of the difference between winter and summer travel across Great Slave Lake.

    The New North Agnes Deans Cameron
  • He ranged from the never opening ice to the north as far south as the Great Slave Lake.

  • Several kinds of trout also inhabit the Great Slave Lake, and some of these attain to the enormous weight of eighty pounds!

    The Young Voyageurs Mayne Reid
  • We sat down for a smoke at the top of the hill, and took our last view of the Great Slave Lake.

  • Mining projects were already afoot in the country, but far to the north on Great Slave Lake.

  • Great Slave Lake, while shallow and flat toward the eastern end, is deep and bounded by great cliffs and rocks on the west.

    In to the Yukon William Seymour Edwards
  • Mid-afternoon next day found him circling above the shore of Great Slave Lake for a landing.

    Riddle of the Storm Roy J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for Great Slave Lake

Great Slave Lake

a lake in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories: drained by the Mackenzie River into the Arctic Ocean. Area: 28 440 sq km (10 980 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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