[ duh-snah; Russian dyi-snah ]
/ dəˈsnɑ; Russian dyɪˈsnɑ /
a river in the W Russian Federation flowing S to join the Dnieper River near Kiev in Ukraine. About 500 miles (800 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for desna
But when they came within a few leagues of the Desna, he made them acquainted with his real design.
The government is drained by the Dnieper, which forms its western boundary for 180 m., and by its tributary the Desna.