Courland Lagoon

geographical name
\ ˈku̇r-i-shəs-ˈhäf How to pronounce Courland Lagoon (audio) \
variants: or German Kurisches Haff or Russian Kurskiy Zaliv \ ˈku̇r-​skē-​ˈzä-​lif How to pronounce Kurskiy Zaliv (audio) \

Definition of Courland Lagoon

inlet of the Baltic Sea on the border between Lithuania and Russia area 625 square miles (1625 square kilometers)

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“Courland Lagoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Courland%20Lagoon. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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