salt lake

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

Origin of salt lake

First recorded in 1755–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for salt lake

Historical Examples of salt lake


British Dictionary definitions for salt lake

salt lake

noun
  1. an inland lake of high salinity resulting from inland drainage in an arid area of high evaporation
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012