Lake Nyasa
geographical name see Malawi, Lake

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lake Nyasa — noun a long lake in southeastern Africa between Tanzania, Mozambique, and Malawi • Syn: ↑Lake Malawi • Instance Hypernyms: ↑lake • Part Holonyms: ↑Tanzania, ↑United Republic of Tanzania, ↑Mozambique, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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 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 Malawi — noun a long lake in southeastern Africa between Tanzania, Mozambique, and Malawi • Syn: ↑Lake Nyasa • Instance Hypernyms: ↑lake • Part Holonyms: ↑Tanzania, ↑United Republic of Tanzania, ↑Mozambique, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • 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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