Okanagan Lake (ōkənäˈgən) [key], 69 mi (111 km) long and from 2 to 4 mi (3.2–6.4 km) wide, S British Columbia, Canada. It drains southward through the Okanagan River. The lake is in a prosperous fruit-growing region.
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