- a river flowing NW from E Alaska to the Yukon River. About 650 miles (1045 km) long.
- a member of a North American Indian people of the Tanana River drainage basin in east-central Alaska.
- the Athabaskan language of the Tanana.
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Examples from the Web for tanana
Some of them had been across to the Yukon years before and had visited the mission at Tanana.
The Tanana Crossing is a central spot for the Indians of this region.
We reached Tanana on the 1st of April, just six weeks since we left.
Anyhow, that is how Harper found some gold in the Tanana country.Young Alaskans in the Far North
He must be some rough bird to earn a name like that over on the Tanana.Connie Morgan in the Fur Country
James B. Hendryx
- a river in central Alaska, rising in the Wrangell Mountains and flowing northwest to the Yukon River. Length: about 765 km (475 miles)
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