/ (ˌæθəˈbæskə) /

  1. Lake Athabaska a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. Area: about 7770 sq km (3000 sq miles)

  2. 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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How to use Athabaska in a sentence

  • The most northern range of the elk would seem to be the region round Lake Athabaska.

    Pioneers in Canada | Sir Harry Johnston
  • The trout in Lake Athabaska seem to have been enormous, weighing from 35 to 40 pounds, while pike were of about the same weight.

    Pioneers in Canada | Sir Harry Johnston
  • Alexander Henry extended his travels in the north-west within four hundred and fifty miles of Lake Athabaska.

    Pioneers in Canada | Sir Harry Johnston
  • About 700 on Peace river, a western affluent of Lake Athabaska.

  • There are the circles of willows that border Lake Athabaska.

    Riddle of the Storm | Roy J. Snell