American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Lake also Lake Ru·dolf (ro͞oˈdŏlfˌ)Turkana A lake of northwest Kenya in the Great Rift Valley bordering on Ethiopia.
- n. A Nilo-Saharan language of Kenya.
“The second individual is popularly known as Turkana boy, an adolescent Homo erectus discovered by Kamoya Kimeu at Nariokotome near Kenya's Lake Turkana in 1984.”
“The news came to Alec like a thunderclap, for the Turkana were the best part of his fighting force, and he had always placed the utmost reliance on their fidelity.”
“The skeletons are the only complete specimens that fall between the Australopithecus afarensis known as Lucy, dating from 3 million years ago, and the Homo erectus known as Turkana boy, dating from 1.5 million years ago.”
“If this isn't a good occasion to talk to Americans about the problems posed by fossil fuels, well, here's how "Turkana" at The Left Coaster”
“These initiatives will in turn have huge impacts on areas such as Turkana (Marsabit) that would never otherwise get much attention.”
“Elsewhere, a Kosmonaut with the byline of "Turkana" is repeating the”
“One of her outfits incorporates a long leather apron similar to that worn by the Turkana people of northern Kenya.”
“You can listen in as indigenous activists from Kenya's Lake Turkana region strategize with Chinese colleagues about a Chinese bank loan for the Gibe 3 Dam, a project which will devastate their fragile ecosystems.”
“Other than through the window of a car or the lens of a camera, our personal encounter with the Turkana came via our guide, a pastor called David.”
“David, like the Turkana people he taught us about, is as ruggedly individualistic as any Texas cowboy and the women we met were as magisterial as a National Geographic photo spread.”
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