Definition for Caspian

Caspian, proper n. [L. < Gk Caspii, white.] (webplay: between, sea).

  1. Lake; reservoir; [fig.] destiny; inevitable destination; [personification] Iranian; Persian; Cushite; person who lived south of the Caucasus Mountains; [metaphor] prince; tsar; gentleman.
  2. Largest lake in the world; great inland sea; body of water located in northern Iran; sea of commerce for Russia.

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