Nyasa, Lake
geographical name — see Malawi (Lake)

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  • Nyasa, Lake — ▪ lake, Africa also called  Lake Malaŵi,    lake, southernmost and third largest of the East African Rift Valley lakes of East Africa, lying in a deep trough mainly within Malaŵi.       The lake s middle line and its northern and eastern shores… …   Universalium

  • Nyasa,Lake — Ny·as·a (nī ăsʹə, nyäʹsä), Lake also Lake Malawi A lake of southeast central Africa between Tanzania, Mozambique, and Malawi. It was named by David Livingstone in 1899. * * * …   Universalium

  • Nyasa, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Lake Malawi — View from orbit Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Nyasa — Nyasa, also spelled Nyassa or Niassa, is a common word for lake in the languages spoken around what is now known as Lake Malawi. In the colonial period that lake was called Lake Nyasa and Malawi was named Nyasaland. Categories: Geography of… …   Wikipedia

  • Nyasa — [nyä′sä, nī as′ə] Lake another name for MALAWI Lake …   English World dictionary

  • Lake Rukwa — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Rukwa image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = southwestern Tanzania coords = coord|8|00|S|32|25|E|region:TZ type:waterbody|display=inline,title type = alkaline inflow = outflow …   Wikipedia

  • lake — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. loch, lough; pond, pool, tarn, lakelet, mere. See water. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. pond, creek, mouth, tarn, loch, lough, lagoon, mere, pool, inland sea; see also sea . Famous lakes include: Titicaca,… …   English dictionary for students

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