One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1In plural The five lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, Erie, and Ontario, which lie between Canada and the United States.
2In representations of the speech of North American Indians: the North Atlantic Ocean. Compare the great pond.
3The Mediterranean Sea.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Wood (fl. 1629–1635), writer on America. From great + lake.
Great Lake/ˌɡreɪt ˈleɪk/
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