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[win-der-meer] /ˈwɪn dərˌmɪər/
Lake, a lake in NW England, between Westmorland and Lancashire: the largest lake in England. 10.5 miles (17 km) long; 5.67 sq. mi. (15 sq. km). Unabridged
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  • The vale of Windermere is watered by two little rivers, the Rothay and Brathay.

  • "He is staying a few days at Windermere with some friends," Miss Chester went on.

    A Bachelor Husband Ruby M. Ayres
  • The outlet is by a stream called the Cunsey, which carries the overflow into Windermere.

    Lancashire Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
  • If he likes Windermere, I dare say he will stay for a week or so.

    A Bachelor Husband Ruby M. Ayres
  • At Staveley, close by the foot of Windermere, he disputed with the minister, and was roughly treated in consequence.

  • That far, silvery streak, lying shimmering and blue, is Windermere.

    Poachers and Poaching John Watson
  • It would indeed be very difficult to describe the enjoyment Windermere has afforded us during all these years.

    Recollections of a Busy Life William B. Forwood
British Dictionary definitions for Windermere


a lake in NW England, in Cumbria in the SE part of the Lake District: the largest lake in England. Length: 17 km (10.5 miles) Sometimes (less correctly) called Lake Windermere
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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