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Desna

[ duh-snah; Russian dyi-snah ]

noun

  1. 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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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.

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