Lena River, a river in the Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NE from Lake Baikal through the Yakutsk Republic into the Laptev Sea. 2,800 miles (4,500 km) long.
a female given name, form of Helena.
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How to use Lena in a sentence
I think a Lena Dunham does not think, “is this too much of me?”Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination | Mindy Farabee | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the other end of the spectrum, there lies an artist like Lena Dunham, who engages in a flaunting of the flawed self.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination | Mindy Farabee | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
My editor called and said, “Do a column on this Lena Dunham flap!”
Yet, after flipping through Not That Kind of Girl, I do begin to understand what “this Lena Dunham flap” is about.
The only Lena I know of is Lena Horne, a wonderful performer, who is not involved in any flaps, and who is also dead.
With a lurch the Lena Knobloch swung as the anchor broke ground.
The Lena Knobloch was a schooner-rigged 68 vessel with two masts.
They collected the kits of the four who had left Amsterdam on the Lena Knobloch.
Connal, son of Colgar, I see a cloud of death: it hovers dark over the plains of Lena.The Mysteries of All Nations | James Grant
Burning with mortification, Jack quitted the house with despair in his heart, for it seemed as if Lena was lost to him forever.Jack Harkaway in New York | Bracebridge Hemyng
British Dictionary definitions for Lena
a river in Russia, rising in S Siberia and flowing generally north through the Sakha Republic to the Laptev Sea by an extensive delta: the longest river in Russia. Length: 4271 km (2653 miles)
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