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Athabasca

or Ath·a·bas·ka

[ ath-uh-bas-kuh ]
/ ˌæθ əˈbæs kə /
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noun

Lake, a lake in western Canada, in northwestern Saskatchewan and northeastern Alberta. About 200 miles (320 km) long; about 3,000 sq. mi. (7,800 sq. km).
a river in southwestern Alberta, Canada, flowing northeast to Lake Athabasca; oil-bearing tar sands. 765 miles (1,231 km) long.

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