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Angara

[ahng-guh-rah; Russian uhn-guh-rah]
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noun
  1. a river in the S Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NW from Lake Baikal to the Yenisei River: called Upper Tunguska in its lower course. 1151 miles (1855 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for angara

Historical Examples

  • Skirted the river Angara for a long distance in early morning.

    Through Siberia and Manchuria By Rail

    Oliver George Ready

  • The Angara between the lake and Irkutsk runs fifteen versts.

    Condemned as a Nihilist

    George Alfred Henty

  • For all these reasons he had determined on making for the Angara.

    Condemned as a Nihilist

    George Alfred Henty

  • Many rivers run into the lake, the only outflow being by the Angara.

    Condemned as a Nihilist

    George Alfred Henty

  • We were approaching Irkutsk—we had to cross the Angara by ferry.


British Dictionary definitions for angara

Angara

noun
  1. a river in S Russia, in Siberia, flowing from Lake Baikal north and west to the Yenisei River: important for hydroelectric power. Length: 1840 km (1150 miles)
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