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[pahy-puh s]
  1. a lake in the N Europe, on the border between Estonia and the W Russian Federation. 93 miles (150 km) long; 356 sq. mi. (920 sq. km).
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Russian Chudskoye Ozero.Estonian Peip·si [peyp-see] /ˈpeɪp si/.
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Historical Examples

  • While he was making preparations for the siege, a small fleet appeared on the lake of Peipus, to oppose his designs.

    The History of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia


British Dictionary definitions for peipus


  1. a lake in W Russia, on the boundary with Estonia: drains into the Gulf of Finland. Area: 3512 sq km (1356 sq miles)Russian name: Chudskoye Ozero
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