Dnieper

[ nee-per; Russian dnyepr ]
/ ˈni pər; Russian dnyɛpr /

noun

a river rising in the W Russian Federation flowing S through Byelorussia (Belarus) and Ukraine to the Black Sea. 1,400 miles (2,250 km) long.

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Dnieper
/ (ˈdniːpə) /

noun

a river in NE Europe, rising in Russia, in the Valdai Hills NE of Smolensk and flowing south to the Black Sea: the third longest river in Europe; a major navigable waterway. Length: 2200 km (1370 miles)Russian name: Dnepr (ˈdnjɛpə)
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