Synonyms

1. Tanganyika

noun. the longest lake in the world in central Africa between Tanzania and Congo in the Great Rift Valley.

Synonyms

  • Africa

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2. Tanganyika

noun. a former state in East Africa; united with Zanzibar in 1964 to form Tanzania.

Synonyms

  • United Republic of Tanzania

3. lake

noun. ['ˈleɪk'] a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land.

Synonyms

  • pool
  • inlet
  • lagune
  • loch
  • water
  • lagoon
  • bayou
  • artificial lake
  • lough
  • floor
  • oxbow lake
  • pond
  • laguna
  • reservoir
  • man-made lake
  • tarn
  • recess

Antonyms

  • international waters
  • high sea
  • soft water
  • fresh water

Etymology

  • lachen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lacu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laque (French)
  • لاک (Persian)

4. lake

noun. ['ˈleɪk'] any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments.

Antonyms

  • saltwater

Etymology

  • lachen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lacu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laque (French)
  • لاک (Persian)

5. lake

noun. ['ˈleɪk'] a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal.

Antonyms

  • empty

Etymology

  • lachen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lacu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laque (French)
  • لاک (Persian)
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