[ kas-pee-uhn ]


  1. of or relating to the Caspian Sea.

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  • trans-Caspi·an adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Caspian1

First recorded in 1580–90

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Example Sentences

When they returned, many came to this small building with arched windows only a few blocks from the grimy Caspian beach.

The Volga forms the trunk of this tree, and it has for roots seventy mouths opening into the Caspian Sea.

The Caspian and Aral Seas occupied a much larger area than at present, and were very likely connected.

Eastward from the Black Sea lies the Caspian, probably much larger in glacial times.

They roamed as nomads in the country around and north of the Black and the Caspian Seas, and were known as the wildest barbarians.

The Caspian lies in the centre of a great depression, being 83 feet below the level of the Sea of Azov.


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CasperCaspian Sea