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Yenisei

[yen-uh-sey] /ˌyɛn əˈseɪ/
noun
1.
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.

    Beasts, Men and Gods Ferdinand Ossendowski
  • He evaded telling me why he left Transbaikalia to come to the Yenisei.

    Beasts, Men and Gods Ferdinand Ossendowski
  • The child could not endure the wilderness and drowned herself in the Yenisei.

    Comrade Kropotkin Victor Robinson
  • Angara, a tributary of the Yenisei, which passes through Lake Baikal.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • We have the Yenisei to cross, and need light to see our way there!

    Michael Strogoff Jules Verne
  • He knew the Yenisei, its width was considerable, its currents strong.

    Michael Strogoff Jules Verne
  • The Yenisei stretched on either side as far as the eye could reach.

    Michael Strogoff Jules Verne
  • In fact, this passage of the Yenisei had been performed the least disastrously.

    Michael Strogoff Jules Verne
  • Pillaging and ravaging, it had reached the upper course of the Yenisei.

    Michael Strogoff Jules Verne
  • A marked improvement in the roads was observable in the government of Yenisei.

British Dictionary definitions for Yenisei

Yenisei

/ˌjɛnɪˈseɪ; Russian jɪniˈsjej/
noun
1.
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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