Definition of Liman

1. Noun. A long narrow lagoon near the mouth of a river.

Generic synonyms: Lagoon, Laguna, Lagune



Definition of Liman

1. n. The deposit of slime at the mouth of a river; slime.

Definition of Liman

1. Adjective. Of Lima in Peru. ¹

2. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Lima in Peru. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Liman

1. a lagoon [n -S] - See also: lagoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liman

lima bean plant
lima beans
limacel
limacels
limaceous
limaces
limacide
limacides
limacina
limacine
limacoid
limacon
limacons
limail
limails
liman (current term)
limans
limaon
limas
limation
limations
limax
limaçon
limaçon of Pascal
limaçons of Pascal
limb
limb-kinetic apraxia
limb bud
limb from limb

Literary usage of Liman

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1. The Map of Europe by Treaty: Showing the Various Political and Territorial by Edward Hertslet (1875)
"... [Treaty of Balta-liman.] No. 211.—ACT between Russia and Turkey, ... liman, 1st May, 1849.* ABT. TABLE. Preamble. Reference to Treaties of 7th October, ..."

2. Contemporary Memoirs of Russia, from the Year 1727-1744 by Cristof Hermann Manstein (1856)
"There were not, during the whole siege, counted above fourteen Turkish galleys, not one of which was able to enter the liman for the cannon of Kinburn. ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"On May 1, 1849, Turkey and Russia entered into the Convention of Balta liman, which provided that the ..."

4. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"... I liman A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF himself assiduously. At the expiration of In seven years' term of office he ..."

5. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and by Francis Whiting Halsey (1919)
"... time of Abdul Hamid, Germany had acquired political and commercial ascendency, and was advancing her trade in- GEN. liman VON SANDERS ..."

6. The Law of Nations Considered as Independent Political Communities: On the by Travers Twiss (1884)
"It is difficult in examining the Convention of Balta liman to appreciate the political relations under which the two contracting Powers respectively claimed ..."

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