Lake Nyasa a lake in central Africa at the S end of the Great Rift Valley: the third largest lake in Africa, drained by the Shire River into the Zambezi. Area: about 28 500 sq km (11 000 sq miles): Malawi name:: (Lake) Malawi
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How to use Nyasa in a sentence
There are regular services by steamer between the ports on Lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika.
This body came into conflict with a number of Arabs who had established themselves on the north end of Lake Nyasa.
One lady wrote home a few weeks ago: 'We went for a swim in Lake Nyasa yesterday.Chatterbox, 1906 | Various
Of the streams entering Nyasa the Songwe has been mentioned.
It is only since the middle of the 19th century that the Yao language has conquered territory to the south of Lake Nyasa.