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.

Origin of salt lake

First recorded in 1755–65
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salt lake

noun

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

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