from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river of eastern and southern Alaska flowing about 764 km (475 mi) from the Wrangell Mountains northwest to the Yukon River.
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- proper n. A city in Alaska.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A native name of a singing grasshopper in the valley of the Amazon.
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Probably the name Tanana pronounced TAN-uh-naw doesn't ring a bell.
Head-reaches of the Tanana is good enough for me from now on, and mark my words, when the big strike comes, she'll come down river.
Salmon jerky strips are a staple among the Native Americans and subsistence fishermen in rural outposts such as Tanana, a village of 270 people.
That drives our decisions, said Jerry Isaac, president of the Tanana Chiefs Conference.
You remember when we foregathered on the Tanana, four years come next ice-run?
Arctic Sea, who raced the mail from Circle to Salt Water and back again in sixty days, who saved the whole Tanana tribe from perishing in the winter of '91 -- in short, the man who smote the chechaquos' imaginations more violently than any other dozen men rolled into one.
"You know I was prospecting over on the head-reaches of the Tanana," Harrington protested, "and knew nothing of the Eldorado or Bonanza until it was too late."
Caught those in the Tanana River Alaska-goood eating!
Back in the 80's I watched a large Alaskan bull do the same thing in a pond on Tanana flats near Fairbanks.
The “Weather Service still had flooding warnings in place for Stevens Village, Rampart, Tanana and Ruby as of yesterday afternoon.”