Lahontan, Lake

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geographical name La·hon·tan, Lake \lə-ˈhän-tən\

Definition of Lahontan, Lake

  1. former lake that covered much of what is now western Nevada, at its greatest extent reached into present-day California, and that was formed by increased rainfall during the Pleistocene epoch Pyramid Lake is a remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan.


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