Definitions for tananaˈtæn əˌnɑ, -ˌnɔ
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Tan•a•naˈtæn əˌnɑ, -ˌnɔ(n.)
a river flowing NW from E Alaska to the Yukon River. ab. 650 mi. (1045 km) long.
Category: Geography (places)
A city in Alaska.
Tanana is a city in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. At the 2000 census the population was 308. It is formerly known as Clachotin. Jetté records the Koyukon Athabascan name for the village as Hohudodetlaatl Denh, literally, ‘where the area has been chopped’. Multiple residents are chronicled in the 2012 Discovery Channel TV series Yukon Men. Almost 80% of the town's population are Native Americans, mostly Athabaskan.
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