Blue Nile: Meaning and Definition of

Blue' Nile'

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  1. a river in E Africa, flowing NNW from Lake Tana in Ethiopia into the Nile at Khartoum: a tributary of the Nile. ab. 950 mi. (1530 km) long. Cf. Nile.
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