[ noun ] a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
Used in print(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)
Naturally , a park site with scenic views , a good lake , trees , and sand_dunes , will attract more people than a nearby area with only trees and dunes .
It may be distant views of a valley or the mountains or natural features such as a small lake , colorful rock formations , or unusual trees .
This follows naturally since frontage on an ocean , stream , or lake provides scenic values and opportunities for the very popular recreation activities of bathing , fishing , boating , and other water_sports .
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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1050
[ noun ] (color) a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal
[ noun ] (color) any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments