Trasimeno, Lake

Trasimeno, Lake
geographical name lake 10 miles (16 kilometers) wide central Italy W of Perugia

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  • Trasimeno, Lake — Lake, Umbria, central Italy. The largest lake of the Italian peninsula, it has an area of 49 sq mi (128 sq km) and is shallow, with a maximum depth of 20 ft (6 m). It is fed by small streams and has an artificial subterranean outlet (opened 1898) …   Universalium

  • Trasimeno,Lake — Tra·si·me·no (trä zə māʹnō, zē mĕʹ ), Lake A lake in central Italy west of Perugia. Hannibal defeated a Roman force here in 217 B.C. * * * …   Universalium

  • TRASIMENO LAKE (LAKE TRASIMENE) —    A large lake toward the eastern edge of Etruria, most famous for the Roman defeat by Hannibal, that in Etruscan times formed the boundary between Chiusi and Perugia and was a focus for small settlements and sanctuaries …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Lake Trasimeno — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Trasimeno Lago Trasimeno image lake = Lago Trasimeno wide view.jpg caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = Umbria, Italy coords = coord|43|08|N|12|06|E|type:waterbody… …   Wikipedia

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Trasimeno — (Panicarola,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: 06061 Panicarola, Италия Описание: Located …   Каталог отелей

  • Trasimeno — [traz΄ə mēnəstraz΄ə mē′nō, trä΄zəmē′nō] lake in central Italy: scene of a victory by Hannibal over the Romans (217 B.C. ): Latin name Trasimenus [traz΄ə mēnəs] …   English World dictionary

  • Trasimeno — noun a battle in central Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans under Flaminius in 217 BC • Syn: ↑battle of Trasimeno • Regions: ↑Italy, ↑Italian Republic, ↑Italia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trasimeno — /trddah zee me naw/, n. a lake in central Italy, in Umbria near Perugia: Romans defeated by Hannibal 217 B.C. ab. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km). Also called Lake of Perugia. Latin, Trasimenus /tras euh mee neuhs/. * * * …   Universalium