Athabasca

or Ath·a·bas·ka

[ ath-uh-bas-kuh ]
/ ˌæθ əˈbæs kə /

noun

Lake, a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. About 200 miles (320 km) long; about 3000 sq. mi. (7800 sq. km).
a river in SW Alberta, Canada, flowing NE to Lake Athabasca; oil-bearing tar sands. 765 miles (1231 km) long.

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Athabaska

Athabasca

/ (ˌæθəˈbæskə) /

noun

Lake Athabaska a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. Area: about 7770 sq km (3000 sq miles)
a river in W Canada, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing northeast to Lake Athabaska. Length: 1230 km (765 miles)
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