How to use Tana in a sentence
The arsenal, which was famous in Dante's day, received its first enlargement in 1304, when, on the design of Andrea Pisano, new building sheds and the rope walk or Tana were erected.
Somali also inhabit the coast region and considerable areas inland, as far south as the Tana river.
He explored (1894-1895) the headstreams of the Shebeli, reached Lake Rudolf, and eventually descended the Tana river to the sea, his journey thus taking him through southern Somaliland.
Adjoining the lower Tana are many backwaters, which seem to show that the course has been subject to great changes.
North of the Tana is the Ozi, a small river connected with the Tana by the Belazoni canal.Advertisement
In the 13th century the Genoese had a factory here which they called Tana.
Naivasha was discovered in 1883 by Gustav Adolf Fischer (1848-1886), one of the early explorers of the Tana and Masai regions, and the first to demonstrate the continuance of the rift-valley through equatorial Africa.
Each tana - or rabbi of the earlier period - had a spokesman, who repeated to large audiences the discourses of the tana.
It became the head of the Genoese establishments in Gazaria, the see of a bishop, and the chief port on the northern shore of the Black Sea, far surpassing the Venetian Tana.
The country between the Tana and Juba rivers now forms part of British East Africa, and in this article is not included in Somaliland.Advertisement
The Rahanwin, with numerous but little-known sub-groups, including, however, the powerful and warlike Abgals, Barawas, Gobrons, Tuni, Jidus and Kalallas, occupy in part the region between the Webi-Shebeli and Juba, but chiefly the territory extending from the Juba to the Tana, where they have long been in contact, mostly hostile, with the Wa-Pokomo and other Bantu peoples of the British East Africa Protectorate.
The Tana has been navigated in a steam-launch for some 300 m.
The Rovuma, Rufiji, Tana, Juba and Webi Shebeli principally drain the outer slopes of the East African highlands, the last named losing itself in the sands in close proximity to the sea.
In more publicity...er...reconciliation news, Paris and Nicole dined in public on Sunday night at Dan Tana's Steakhouse in Los Angeles.
Gordon Ramsay has been married to Tana Hutcheson since 1996.Advertisement