[tit-i-kah-kuh; Spanish tee-tee-kah-kah]
- Lake, a lake on the boundary between S Peru and W Bolivia, in the Andes: the largest lake in the region; the highest large lake in the world. 3200 sq. mi. (8290 sq. km); 12,508 feet (3812 meters) above sea level.
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Examples from the Web for titicaca
Between them lies the Lake of Titicaca, the centre of bygone Peruvian civilisation.
That of Titicaca, from which it takes its name, is most celebrated.
Not far from Titicaca is the island of Coati, sacred to the moon.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art</p>
G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
Like those of Titicaca they belong to species found nowhere else.South America Observations and Impressions
Titicaca is the largest lake in the world occupying so elevated a site.Equatorial America
Maturin M. Ballou
- Lake Titicaca a lake between S Peru and W Bolivia, in the Andes: the highest large lake in the world; drained by the Desaguadero River flowing into Lake Poopó. Area: 8135 sq km (3141 sq miles). Altitude: 3809 m (12 497 ft). Depth: 370 m (1214 ft)
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