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Lower Lakes

[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
plural noun
(sometimes lowercase) Chiefly Canadian. Lakes Erie and Ontario, the southernmost Great Lakes. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She had been built expressly for the shallow waters of the Lower Lakes.

    Watch and Wait Oliver Optic
  • The two first or Lower Lakes are the largest and the deepest.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • Finally, however, after the fort at Detroit was built , the Lower Lakes came to be used.

    Stories of the Badger State Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • All the enormous traffic between the upper and Lower Lakes passes through the Detroit river.

  • They had made no attempt to reach the Lower Lakes on account of bad weather and roads and the shortage of provisions.

    The Spirit Lake Massacre Thomas Teakle
  • Sometimes the waterway bearing the outlet of Lake Superior to the Lower Lakes was very wide and imposing.

  • After the delay of a week, I found a vessel returning to the Lower Lakes, and in her I set sail for Quebec.

    Peter the Whaler W.H.G. Kingston
  • We did actually see a shark half ashore upon a sandbank in one of the Lower Lakes near Suez.

  • These beautiful game birds are usually habitants of the Lower Lakes and marshes, not rippling mountain streams.

    The Strength of the Pines

    Edison Marshall
British Dictionary definitions for Lower Lakes

Lower Lakes

plural noun
(mainly Canadian) Lakes Erie and Ontario
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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