salt lake

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noun

a body of water having no outlet to the sea and containing in solution a high concentration of salts, especially sodium chloride.

Nearby words

  1. salt hay,
  2. salt horse,
  3. salt i,
  4. salt ii,
  5. salt junk,
  6. salt lake city,
  7. salt lick,
  8. salt marsh,
  9. salt mine,
  10. salt of the earth

Origin of salt lake

First recorded in 1755–65

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British Dictionary definitions for salt lake

salt lake

noun

an inland lake of high salinity resulting from inland drainage in an arid area of high evaporation
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