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Lower Lakes

[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
plural noun
1.
(sometimes lowercase) Chiefly Canadian. Lakes Erie and Ontario, the southernmost Great Lakes.
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  • They had made no attempt to reach the Lower Lakes on account of bad weather and roads and the shortage of provisions.

    The Spirit Lake Massacre Thomas Teakle
  • She had been built expressly for the shallow waters of the Lower Lakes.

    Watch and Wait Oliver Optic
  • These beautiful game birds are usually habitants of the Lower Lakes and marshes, not rippling mountain streams.

    The Strength of the Pines Edison Marshall
  • Finally, however, after the fort at Detroit was built , the Lower Lakes came to be used.

    Stories of the Badger State Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • The two first or Lower Lakes are the largest and the deepest.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • All the enormous traffic between the upper and Lower Lakes passes through the Detroit river.

  • Sometimes the waterway bearing the outlet of Lake Superior to the Lower Lakes was very wide and imposing.

  • After the delay of a week, I found a vessel returning to the Lower Lakes, and in her I set sail for Quebec.

    Peter the Whaler W.H.G. Kingston
  • We did actually see a shark half ashore upon a sandbank in one of the Lower Lakes near Suez.

British Dictionary definitions for Lower Lakes

Lower Lakes

plural noun
1.
(mainly Canadian) Lakes Erie and Ontario
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