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Tur·ka·na

 (tər-kăn′ə, to͝or-kä′nə), Lake also Lake Ru·dolf (ro͞o′dŏlf′)
A lake of northwest Kenya in the Great Rift Valley bordering on Ethiopia.
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Turkana

(tɜːˈkɑːnə)
n
(Placename) Lake Turkana a long narrow lake in E Africa, in the Great Rift Valley. Area: 7104 sq km (2743 sq miles). Former name: Lake Rudolf
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Tur•ka•na

(tʊərˈkɑ nə)

n.
Lake. Formerly, Lake Rudolf. a lake in E Africa, in N Kenya. 3500 sq. mi. (9100 sq. km).
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