[nee-ster; Russian dnyestr]
- a river in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains to the Black Sea. About 875 miles (1410 km) long.
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The bridge was destroyed and also the only other bridge in that region of the Dniester at Chodorow.
They were also advancing rapidly on both sides of the Dniester.
The line of the Dniester was abandoned; the line of the Pruth was lost.Theodoric the Goth
It is distant from the Dniester,2725 in following the coast, 4400 stadia.
The chief rivers are the Danube, with its tributaries, and the Dniester.
- a river in E Europe, rising in Ukraine, in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing generally southeast to the Black Sea. Length: 1411 km (877 miles)Russian name: Dnestr (ˈdnjɛstə) Romanian name: Nistru (ˈniːstruː)
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