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Truckee (trŭkˈē) [key], river, c.100 mi (160 km) long, rising in Lake Tahoe on the Calif.-Nev. line and flowing NE to Pyramid Lake, W Nev. Lake Tahoe Dam of the Newlands project is on the Truckee; Boca Dam is on one of its tributaries.

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