Meaning of liman


Pronunciation: (li-män', -man'), [key]
— n. Geol.
  1. a muddy lagoon, marsh, or lake near the mouth of a river behind part of the delta and more or less protected from open water by a barrier or spit.
  2. an area of mud or silt deposited near the mouth of a river.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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