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/ˈtɑ nɑ, -nə/
a river in E Africa, in Kenya, flowing SE to the Indian Ocean. 500 miles (800 km) long.
. a lake in NW Ethiopia: the source of the Blue Nile. 1100 sq. mi. (2850 sq. km).
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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a small Madagascan lemur,
a large tree shrew,
of Sumatra and Borneo
C19: from Malay
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)
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)
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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