lake tana

Tana

[tah-nah, -nuh]
noun
1.
a river in E Africa, in Kenya, flowing SE to the Indian Ocean. 500 miles (800 km) long.
2.
Also, Tsana. a lake in NW Ethiopia: the source of the Blue Nile. 1100 sq. mi. (2850 sq. km).
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tana (ˈtɑːnə)
 
n
1.  a small Madagascan lemur, Phaner furcifer
2.  a large tree shrew, Tupaia tana, of Sumatra and Borneo
 
[C19: from Malay tūpai tana ground squirrel]

Tana (ˈtɑːnə)
 
n
1.  Lake Tana, Lake Tsana a lake in NW Ethiopia, on a plateau 1800 m (6000 ft) high: the largest lake of Ethiopia; source of the Blue Nile. Area: 3673 sq km (1418 sq miles)
2.  a river in E Kenya, rising in the Aberdare Range and flowing in a wide curve east to the Indian Ocean: the longest river in Kenya. Length: 708 km (440 miles)
3.  Finnish name: Teno a river in NE Norway, flowing generally northeast as part of the border between Norway and Finland to the Arctic Ocean by Tana Fjord. Length: about 320 km (200 miles)

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