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Bitter Lakes

plural noun
1.
two lakes in NE Egypt, forming part of the Suez Canal.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45

bitter lake

noun
1.
a salt lake containing in solution a high concentration of sulfates, carbonates, and chlorides.
Origin
1880-85
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Bitter Lakes

plural noun
1.
two lakes, the Great Bitter Lake and Little Bitter Lake in NE Egypt: part of the Suez Canal
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