Neuchâtel, Lake

Neuchâtel, Lake

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  • Neuchâtel, Lake — Lake, western Switzerland. With an area of 84 sq mi (218 sq km), it is the largest lake entirely within Switzerland. It is a survivor of a former glacial lake in the lower Aare valley, at the base of the Jura Mountains. On the northern shore is… …   Universalium

  • Neuchâtel,Lake of — Neu·châ·tel (no͞o shə tĕlʹ, nyo͞o , nœ shä ), Lake of A narrow lake of northwest Switzerland near the French border. It is in a picturesque region with notable vineyards. * * * …   Universalium

  • Neuchatel — n. Neuchâtel, canton in Switzerland; city in Switzerl which is the capital of the Neuchatel canton; Lake of Neuchatel, lake in northwest Switzerland close to the French border …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Lake Neuchâtel — Lac de Neuchâtel Neuenburgersee With lakes Biel and Murten in the background Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Lugano — Lago di Lugano Location Ticino, Lombardy Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Murten — Lake Morat Lac de Morat Murtensee Location Canton of Fribourg/Vaud Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Neuchâtel (disambiguation) — Neuchâtel is a city in Switzerland. It gives its name to: Canton of Neuchâtel, whose capital is the city Neuchâtel (district), within the canton, contains the city Lake Neuchâtel, with the city on its shore Neuchâtel Xamax, a football club in the …   Wikipedia

  • Neuchâtel — [nö shä tel′; ] E [ no͞o΄shə tel′] 1. canton of W Switzerland, on the French border: 310 sq mi (803 sq km); pop. 165,000 2. its capital, on the Lake of Neuchâtel: pop. 32,000 3. Lake of lake in W Switzerland: 84 sq mi (218 sq km) …   English World dictionary

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