Definition of Lake tana

1. Noun. A lake in northern Ethiopia; the largest lake in Ethiopia and the source of the Blue Nile.

Exact synonyms: Lake Tsana
Group relationships: Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Federal Democratic Republic Of Ethiopia, Yaltopya
Generic synonyms: Lake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lake Tana

Lake Malar
Lake Mead
Lake Michigan
Lake Michigan-Huron
Lake Miwok
Lake Mälaren
Lake Nasser
Lake Okeechobee
Lake Onega
Lake Ontario
Lake Peipus
Lake Saint Clair
Lake St. Clair
Lake Superior
Lake Tahoe
Lake Tana
Lake Tanganyika
Lake Trasimenus
Lake Tsana
Lake Vanern
Lake Victoria
Lake Winnipeg
Lake Wobegon effect
Lakeisha
Lakeland
Lakeland terrier
Laker
Lakers
Lakes
Lakher

Literary usage of Lake tana

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1882)
"In his journey to lake tana, he passed by ... Dr. Stecker reports that lake tana has a superficial area of 1150 square miles, and is at an elevation of 6370 ..."

2. Two Years in East Africa: Adventures in Abyssinia and Nubia, with a Journey by Émile Jonveaux (1875)
"... QUARTER OCCUPIED BY THE STUDENTS AND CLERGY —THE PALACE OF THE PUPPET-KINOS— CURIOUS ANACHRONISMS IN ABYSSINIAN PAINTINGS—lake tana—A PERILOUS VOYAGE ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1869)
"A third tribe are the Ar/ntcn, who are of ('{alia origin, and inhabit districts at the southern end of lake tana and to the westward of Laste. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"about 11° N. lat., and flowing northwards enters lake tana near the ... On the north-west side of the mountains which enclose lake tana are. some of the ..."

5. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Elisée Reclus (1892)
"To the south-east of lake tana, on one of its affluents, ... Beyond the basin of lake tana the Abyssinian towns belonging to the watershed of the Aba'i or ..."

6. Test Case: Italy, Ethiopia, and the League of Nations by George W. Baer (1976)
"The prime minister of Egypt on 4 April asked if the British intended to send troops to occupy lake tana, now that the Italians were nearby. ..."

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