Bitter Lakes

plural noun
  1. two lakes in NE Egypt, forming part of the Suez Canal.

Origin of Bitter Lakes

First recorded in 1835–45

Words Nearby Bitter Lakes Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Bitter Lakes in a sentence

  • "We shall come to the larger of the Bitter Lakes in less than an hour," replied the captain.

    Asiatic Breezes | Oliver Optic
  • During geologic ages it shrunk until it all but disappeared, leaving only a few small and Bitter Lakes in unexpected pockets.

    The Martian Cabal | Roman Frederick Starzl
  • There was a road leading to the wilderness near the Bitter Lakes.

    Heroes of Israel | Theodore Gerald Soares
  • Magnesium salts are abundant in sea-water, and in the waters of evaporating enclosed coral lagoons and of many Bitter Lakes.

  • As you know, he generally travels all night by the Bitter Lakes trail.

    The Mistress of Bonaventure | Harold Bindloss

British Dictionary definitions for Bitter Lakes

Bitter Lakes

pl n
  1. two lakes, the Great Bitter Lake and Little Bitter Lake in NE Egypt: part of the Suez Canal

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