a river in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains to the Black Sea. About 875 miles (1,410 km) long.
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How to use Dniester in a sentence
She pressed on the war with success, and the capture of Ochakov extended her dominions to the Dniester.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
The line of the Dniester was abandoned; the line of the Pruth was lost.Theodoric the Goth | Thomas Hodgkin
A three days' battle followed, in which the enemy was flung back across the Dniester with heavy loss.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10) | James Edward Parrott
On 19th June he broke through, and on the same day the German right wing crossed the Dniester.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10) | James Edward Parrott
Between the Dniester marshes and Zurawna the Russians have gained some ground, but the general situation there has not changed.
British Dictionary definitions for 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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