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Donets

[ duh-nets; Russian duh-nyets ]

noun

  1. a river rising in the southwestern Russian Federation near Belgorod, flowing southeast through Ukraine to the Don River. About 650 miles (1,045 km) long.
  2. Also called Do·nets Ba·sin [d, uh, -, nets, , bey, -s, uh, n]. an area south of this river, in in eastern Ukraine: coal mining region and industrial area. 9,650 sq. mi. (24,995 sq. km).


Donets

/ daˈnjɛts /

noun

  1. a river rising in SW Russia, in the Kursk steppe and flowing southeast, through Ukraine, to the Don River. Length: about 1078 km (670 miles)


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The Seversky Donets River wends through the town of 5,000, and its banks are a popular camping destination.

I have chosen a spot on the bank of the Donets, where I sit during all the services.

You come out of the forest into a plain which is like our Donets steppe, but here the mountain ridges are grander.

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