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  1. a river in NE Louisiana, flowing S to the Ouachita River. 250 miles (402 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for tensas

Historical Examples of tensas

  • They were glad to break camp after their experiences on Tensas Lake.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Louisiana

    Frank Gee Patchin

  • We intend to go up the Tensas in a few minutes, and then we will return and go down Black River to take off families.

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • On reaching M———, I strolled up in town and inquired the way of a negro to Mr. Tensas' store.

  • Mr. Tensas, that gentleman, the author, is doing a great and irremediable injury to the cause of truth and scientific controversy.

  • Steamers were held in readiness, and as soon as Walker arrived his command was embarked and taken up the Tensas.