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Tahoe

[tah-hoh] /ˈtɑ hoʊ/
noun
1.
Lake, a lake in E California and W Nevada, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: resort. About 200 sq. mi. (520 sq. km); 6225 feet (1897 meters) above sea level.
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  • I always had an idea that Como was a vast basin of water, like Tahoe, shut in by great mountains.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • "Tahoe must be on the top of a mountain," grumbled Bart, after a time.

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery Burt L. Standish
  • At Tahoe she was a mile above sea-level, and ringed in by higher mountains which had not lost their dazzling crowns of snow.

    The Port of Adventure Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  • He probably had attracted the girls who had been at Tahoe Inn as he did her.

    Sisters Grace May North
  • In the large lake (Tahoe) the native cutthroat grows to much the largest size—the 35-lb.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • To the mountain-lover the Tahoe region is an earthly paradise.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • There are far less cattle on the Sierra ranges in the Tahoe region than there are sheep.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • It is almost impossible for one to picture the Tahoe basin at this time.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • I speak of the north shore of Tahoe, where one can count the scales on a trout at a depth of a hundred and eighty feet.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for Tahoe

Tahoe

/ˈtɑːhəʊ; ˈteɪ-/
noun
1.
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 Origin and History for Tahoe

Lake on the Nevada-California border, from Washo /da'aw/ "lake."

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