American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A river, about 402 km (250 mi) long, of northeast Louisiana flowing south to the Ouachita River.
“Just as the sun was setting I reached the "Tensas," striking it at the "point," to the owner of which, Mr. C--,”
“Tensas," said he one night, when we had all assembled in the apothecary's shop of the establishment, to compare notes and discuss the day, "do you think you could cup an Irishman?”
“The brothers named their offshore entities after Louisiana childhood locations: Lake Providence, where they were born; Delhi, where they went to high school; and Tensas, a bayou.”
“Kirby Smith reached Monroe direct from Shreveport, countermanded my orders, and turned Walker back into the region east of the Tensas, where this good soldier and his fine division were kept idle for some weeks, until the fall of Vicksburg.”
“Tensas and Mississippi, some twelve miles from each, where he surprised and captured a small Federal party.”
“Steamers were held in readiness, and as soon as Walker arrived his command was embarked and taken up the Tensas.”
“Released at length from the swamps of the Tensas, where it had suffered from sickness, Walker's division of Texas infantry joined me in the early autumn, and was posted to the north of Opelousas.”
“Time was so important that I determined to run the risk of moving Walker by river, though the enemy could bring gunboats into the lower Red and Washita, as well as into the Tensas, and had some troops in the region between this last and the Mississippi.”
“Finally, the lower Washita, at Trinity, where it receives the Tensas from the east and Little River from the west, takes the name of Black River.”
“Beauregard; and bridges were thrown over the Tensas and Macon to give communication with the terminus of the Monroe Railway.”
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