Aral Sea

[ar-uh l; Russian uh-rahl]
Also called Lake Aral.Russian A·ral·sko·ye Mo·re [uh-rahl-skuh-yuh maw-ryuh] /ʌˈrɑl skə yə ˈmɔ ryə/.
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British Dictionary definitions for aral sea

Aral Sea

noun
  1. a lake in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, east of the Caspian Sea, formerly the fourth largest lake in the world: shallow and saline, now badly polluted; use of its source waters for irrigation led to a loss of over 50% of its area between 1967 and 1997, after which the reduction began to be slowed. Area originally (to 1960) about 68 000 sq km (26 400 sq miles); water area reduced by 2004 to about 17 158 sq km (6625 sq miles) and the lake divided into sectionsAlso called: Lake Aral
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