Shasta

[shas-tuh]
noun
  1. Mount, a volcanic peak in N California, in the Cascade Range. 14,161 feet (4315 meters).
  2. Also called Shasta Lake. Lake, a recreational lake in N central California, formed by a 1945 dam on the Sacramento, Pit, and other rivers. 46 sq. mi. (119 sq. km).
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  • The next day, the Shasta County coroner's office called to tell her that Wade's body had been found in the room.

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    The War's Quiet Scandal

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    February 25, 2010

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Word Origin and History for shasta

Shasta

mountain in California, named for local native tribe, for whose name Bright offers no etymology.

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