Dead Sea

geographical name \ˈlā-kəs-ˌas-ˌfȯl-ˈtī-tēz\
variants: or biblical

Salt Sea

or Latin

Lacus Asphaltites

play \ˈlā-kəs-ˌas-ˌfȯl-ˈtī-tēz\

Definition of Dead Sea

  1. salt lake about 50 miles (80 kilometers) long on the boundary between Israel and Jordan area 370 square miles (962 square kilometers) The Dead Sea contains the lowest point on the Earth's surface. Its surface is 1312 feet (400 meters) below sea level.

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a trip made at another's expense

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