Lake Titicaca, a lake on the boundary between southern Peru and western Bolivia, in the Andes: the largest lake in the region; the highest large lake in the world. 3,200 square miles (8,290 square kilometers); 12,508 feet (3,812 meters) above sea level.
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How to use Titicaca in a sentence
Like those of Titicaca they belong to species found nowhere else.South America Observations and Impressions | James Bryce
He then returned into Lake Titicaca, into the waters of which he disappeared.The Mythologies of Ancient Mexico and Peru | Lewis Spence
That early race had as the center of their civilization the shores of Lake Titicaca.The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West | Robert E. Anderson
Cocapac, undaunted by this failure, accompanied his grandchildren, and repeated his performance on the shores of Lake Titicaca.South America | W. H. Koebel
Some attention is given to the rearing of llamas, and a few cattle, sheep and mules are to be seen south of Lake Titicaca.
British Dictionary definitions for Titicaca
Lake Titicaca a lake between S Peru and W Bolivia, in the Andes: the highest large lake in the world; drained by the Desaguadero River flowing into Lake Poopó. Area: 8135 sq km (3141 sq miles). Altitude: 3809 m (12 497 ft). Depth: 370 m (1214 ft)
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