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Volga

[vol-guh, vohl-; Russian vawl-guh]
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noun
  1. a river flowing from the Valdai Hills in the W Russian Federation E and then S to the Caspian Sea: the longest river in Europe. 2325 miles (3745 km).
Related formstrans-Vol·ga, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for volga river

Volga

noun
  1. a river in W Russia, rising in the Valdai Range and flowing through a chain of small lakes to the Rybinsk Reservoir and south to the Caspian Sea through Volgograd: the longest river in Europe. Length: 3690 km (2293 miles)
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volga river in Culture

Volga River

[(vol-guh, vohl-guh)]

River in western Russia, originating in hills northwest of Moscow and flowing generally southeastward for more than 2,200 miles before emptying into the Caspian Sea.

Note

The longest river of Europe, the Volga is the principal waterway of Russia.
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