- a river in NE Louisiana, flowing S to the Ouachita River. 250 miles (402 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for tensas
They were glad to break camp after their experiences on Tensas Lake.The Pony Rider Boys in Louisiana
Frank Gee Patchin
We intend to go up the Tensas in a few minutes, and then we will return and go down Black River to take off families.Life On The Mississippi, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
On reaching M———, I strolled up in town and inquired the way of a negro to Mr. Tensas' store.
Mr. Tensas, that gentleman, the author, is doing a great and irremediable injury to the cause of truth and scientific controversy.
Steamers were held in readiness, and as soon as Walker arrived his command was embarked and taken up the Tensas.Destruction and Reconstruction: