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Lake of the Woods

Lake of the Woods, 1,485 sq mi (3,846 sq km), c.70 mi (110 km) long, on the U.S.-Canada border in the pine forest region of N Minn., SE Man., and SW Ont. More than two thirds of the lake is in Canada. A remnant of former glacial Lake Agassiz, it is fed by the Rainy River and drained to the northwest by the Winnipeg River. It has a very irregular shoreline and approximately 14,000 islands. Lake of the Woods separates the Northwest Angle, the northernmost land of the conterminous United States, from the rest of Minnesota. Abundant in fish and game, the region is a resort area.

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Lakewood

Lakewood:1 City (1990 pop. 73,557), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a residential and industrial suburb of Long Beach; inc. 1954. Nearby are extensive aerospace, high-technology, and electronic industries.

2 City (1990 pop. 126,095), Jefferson co., N central Colo., a suburb of Denver; inc. 1969. The city has become a major suburban business center with the development of high-technology industries and corporate offices, including the huge Denver Federal Center. Medical and laboratory equipment, metal products, and soda ash are manufactured.

3 Town (1990 pop. 26,095), Ocean co., E central N.J., on the Metedeconk River, a resort in a scenic region near the Atlantic coast; settled 1800, inc. 1892. It has varied manufacturing and is a center for Hasidic schools. Lakewood was the site of early ironworks and of the Rockefeller estate, which has become a state arboretum. Georgian Court College is there.

4 City (1990 pop. 59,718), Cuyahoga co., NE Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, on Lake Erie; inc. 1911. It has many varied industries. The city was settled as East Rockport and renamed in 1889.

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