Pronunciation: (tan'u-nä", -nô"), [key]
—pl. -nas, (esp. collectively) -na for 2.
1. a river flowing NW from E Alaska to the Yukon River. ab. 650 mi. (1045 km) long.
2. a member of a North American Indian people of the Tanana River drainage basin in east-central Alaska.
3. the Athabaskan language of the Tanana.
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