[ bal-uh-ton; Hungarian bo-lo-tawn ]
/ ˈbæl əˌtɒn; Hungarian ˈbɒ lɒ tɔn /
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a lake in W Hungary: the largest lake in central Europe. About 50 miles (80 km) long; 230 sq. mi. (596 sq. km).
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How to use Balaton in a sentence
He got up quickly, bathed as usual in icy water, dressed, and hurried out to see the Balaton.
The lake of Balaton is renowned for a splendid kind of fresh-water fish, the Fogas.
The lakes are numerous and often picturesque, the chief being Lake Balaton or the Plattensee.
As if that was what fogasch swam in the Balaton lake for—that those Germans might eat them!
Between the edges of the fissure the waves of the Balaton plashed softly.
British Dictionary definitions for Balaton
/ (Hungarian ˈbɔlɔton) /
Lake Balaton a large shallow lake in W Hungary. Area: 689 sq km (266 sq miles)
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