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