- former name of Malawi(def 2).
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Of the streams entering Nyasa the Songwe has been mentioned.
Wiedhafen is on the east side of Nyasa at the mouth of the Ruhuhu, and is the terminus of the caravan route from Kilwa.
- 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