[ is-ik-koo l; Russian ee-sik-kool ]
/ ˈɪs ɪkˈkʊl; Russian iˈsɪkˈkul /


a mountain lake in NE Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan). 2250 sq. mi. (5830 sq. km).


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Also Y·syk-Köl [is-ik-koo l; Russian ee-sik-kool] /ˌɪs ɪkˈkʊl; Russian iˌsɪkˈkul/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for issyk-kul

/ (Russian isˈsikˈkulj) /


a lake in NE Kyrgyzstan in the Tian Shan mountains, at an altitude of 1609 m (5280 ft): one of the largest mountain lakes in the world. Area: 6200 sq km (2390 sq miles)
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