Associations to the word «Caspian»

Wiktionary

CASPIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to Caspian Sea or the region around it.
CASPIAN, proper noun. (historical) member of the ancient people dwelling along the southern and southwestern shores of the Caspian Sea, in the region which was called Caspiane after them
CASPIAN ROACH, noun. A fish found in brackish coastal waters of the northern and northwestern Caspian Sea (Rutilus caspicus, formerly recognized as subspecies of the common roach)
CASPIAN ROACHES, noun. Plural of Caspian roach
CASPIAN SEA, proper noun. A landlocked sea between Asia and European Russia, and the world’s largest inland body of water.
CASPIAN TERN, noun. A widely distributed species of tern, Hydroprogne caspia syn. Hydroprogne tschegrava.
CASPIAN TERNS, noun. Plural of Caspian tern
CASPIAN TIGER, noun. An extinct tiger subspecies, Panthera tigris virgata, that had been recorded in the wild until the early 1970s, and formerly inhabited the sparse forest habitats and riverine corridors west and south of the Caspian Sea, from Turkey, Iran and west through Central Asia into the Taklamakan Desert of Xinjiang, China.

Dictionary definition

CASPIAN, noun. A large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world.

Wise words

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