- a river in the Russian Federation in Asia, flowing N from the Sayan Mountains to the Kara Sea. 2566 miles (4080 km) long.
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The width of the Yenisei in this place is about three hundred metres.
He evaded telling me why he left Transbaikalia to come to the Yenisei.
The child could not endure the wilderness and drowned herself in the Yenisei.Comrade Kropotkin
Angara, a tributary of the Yenisei, which passes through Lake Baikal.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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He knew the Yenisei, its width was considerable, its currents strong.Michael Strogoff
- a river in central Russia, in central Siberia, formed by the confluence of two headstreams in the Tuva Republic: flows west and north to the Arctic Ocean; the largest river in volume in Russia. Length: 4129 km (2566 miles)
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