[nyah-sah, nahy-as-uh]
former name of Malawi ( def 2 ).
Also, Nyassa.
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Nyasa or Nyassa (nɪˈæsə, naɪˈæsə, nɪˈæsə, naɪˈæsə)
Lake Nyasa Malawi name:: (Lake) Malawi a lake in central Africa at the S end of the Great Rift Valley: the third largest lake in Africa, drained by the Shire River into the Zambezi. Area: about 28 500 sq km (11 000 sq miles)
Nyassa or Nyassa

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