athabaska river

Athabasca

[ath-uh-bas-kuh]
noun
1.
a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. About 200 miles (320 km) long; about 3000 sq. mi. (7800 sq. km).
2.
a river in SW Alberta, Canada, flowing NE to Lake Athabasca; oil-bearing tar sands. 765 miles (1231 km) long.
Also, Athabaska.
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