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Caspian Sea

But when I see it on his table I’m taken aback by what I overlooked at age eighteen: the Caspian Sea, for example.
Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world
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  • But when I see it on his table I’m taken aback by what I overlooked at age eighteen: the Caspian Sea, for example.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • About 4,000 years ago, the primitive Indo-Europeans lived in areas bordering on the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • If it were fully landlocked like a lake, this odd gulf might dry up completely; on this score it’s inferior to its neighbors, the Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea, whose levels lower only to the point where their evaporation exactly equals the amounts of water they take to their hearts.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • I called your sister-in-law several times, but she said you went to Caspian Sea.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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  • He had helped with the designing of her revolutionary drive system and had inspected the model, which had been running on the Caspian Sea for some years in absolute secrecy.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Fortunately for the daroga, a corpse, half-eaten by the birds of prey, was found on the shore of the Caspian Sea, and was taken for Erik’s body, because the daroga’s friends had dressed the remains in clothing that belonged to Erik.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • "I’ve never been to Caspian Sea," I said, adopting Helen’s habit so characteristic of English-speaking Europeans and Asians of dropping the article "the".
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Thirty-two meters long and diesel-electric powered, it was based in the Caspian Sea, far from the eyes of imperialist spies, and kept in a covered dock, hidden from their photographic satellites.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • After a week of following the model around the north end of the Caspian Sea in an electrically powered launch, trailing the best passive sonar array his country had yet made, he thought he had found a flaw.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • We could Stow away on a ship and cross the Caspian Sea to Russia.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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  • No-ruz continued during its second week with what was termed a "holiday" along the shores of the Caspian Sea, which sits due north of Tehran and forms a portion of the Iranian-Russian border.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Caspian Sea [7] , Black Sea [5] , Red Sea [5] , Bering Sea [7] , Mediterranean Sea [7] , Aegean Sea [8] , Baltic Sea [8] , South China Sea [8] , Yellow Sea [8] , Adriatic Sea [9] , Coral Sea [9]
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