[ dezh-nef, -nee-awf; Russian dyi-zhnyawf ]
/ ˈdɛʒ nɛf, -niˌɔf; Russian dyɪˈʒnyɔf /
Cape, a cape in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Bering Strait: the northeasternmost point of Asia.
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Also called East Cape.
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British Dictionary definitions for Dezhnev
/ (Russian dɪʒˈnjɔf) /
Cape Dezhnev a cape in NE Russia at the E end of Chukchi Peninsula: the northeasternmost point of AsiaFormer name: East Cape
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