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Narva

[nahr-vuh]
noun
  1. a city in NE Estonia: Swedish defeat of Russians 1700.
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  • The first operation of the war was the siege of the city of Narva.

    Peter the Great

    Jacob Abbott

  • “We will go back to them,” said Narva; “but first we must see,” she added enigmatically.

    The Gilded Man

    Clifford Smyth

  • The latter, it appeared, were practically prisoners where Narva and Una left them.

    The Gilded Man

    Clifford Smyth

  • Divining the cause of her irresolution, Narva spoke reassuringly.

    The Gilded Man

    Clifford Smyth

  • “I take you from these,” said Narva, pointing in the direction of the villagers.

    The Gilded Man

    Clifford Smyth


British Dictionary definitions for narva

Narva

noun
  1. a port in Estonia on the Narva River near the Gulf of Finland: developed around a Danish fortress in the 13th century; textile centre. Pop: 66 712 (2007 est)
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