[ tah-hoh ]


  1. Lake Tahoe, a lake in eastern California and western Nevada, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: resort. About 200 square miles (520 square kilometers); 6,225 feet (1,897 meters) above sea level.


/ ˈteɪ-; ˈtɑːhəʊ /


  1. Lake Tahoe
    Lake Tahoe a lake between E California and W Nevada, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains at an altitude of 1899 m (6229 ft). Area: about 520 sq km (200 sq miles)

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Tahoe1

First recorded in 1870–75; from Washo dáʔaw “lake”

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Example Sentences

His Chevrolet Tahoe was so new that he still hadn’t received permanent plates, but the temporary ones taped to the inside were visible through the back window.

The incident began when Crocker spotted Nazario’s new Chevy Tahoe, but didn’t see a license plate.

Allen made rehab and recovery her prime focus, and less than a year later she was walking away from a second-place finish in Tahoe’s Broken Arrow Vertical Kilometer race.

We started this when we went to Tahoe to ski and I had come in from out in the snow and so I was cold.

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In places like Tahoe with deep snow, easy access, and a high level of skier, freetouring is the dominant setup.

So, Cosby allegedly had her travel to Lake Tahoe, where he was performing.

Although Roethlisberger was never criminally charged, he did face a civil lawsuit for a 2009 sexual assault of a Lake Tahoe woman.

The Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid gets only 23 miles per gallon on the highway.

In 2006 the company went to Lake Tahoe for a winter getaway.

When the Tahoe came to a dead stop, he jumped out and was swiftly caught—just 16 minutes after OnStar was activated.

"Tahoe must be on the top of a mountain," grumbled Bart, after a time.

He had heard that the timber around Lake Bigler (Tahoe) promised vast wealth which could be had for the asking.

Lake Tahoe is twenty miles in length and about five wide, and its icy cold waters are of crystal clearness and very pure.

Lake Tahoe is twenty-one miles long, ten miles wide and fifteen hundred feet deep.

In Lake Tahoe there are two varieties of trout that have been given separate specific names.


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