- Mount, a volcanic peak in N California, in the Cascade Range. 14,161 feet (4315 meters).
- Also called Shasta Lake. Lake, a recreational lake in N central California, formed by a 1945 dam on the Sacramento, Pit, and other rivers. 46 sq. mi. (119 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for shasta
The next day, the Shasta County coroner's office called to tell her that Wade's body had been found in the room.The War's Quiet Scandal
February 25, 2010
The top of the mountain, like that of Shasta, in direct sunlight is an opal.
He noticed the peculiar character of the place in which Shasta had run the canoe.
But Shasta showed no disposition to wait, or to indulge in the solace of the weed.
The departure of Shasta gave rise to all manner of doubt and speculation.
Shasta, at this point, showed a delicacy of feeling that did his heart credit.
Word Origin and History for shasta
mountain in California, named for local native tribe, for whose name Bright offers no etymology.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper