- 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
“We will go back to them,” said Narva; “but first we must see,” she added enigmatically.
The latter, it appeared, were practically prisoners where Narva and Una left them.
Divining the cause of her irresolution, Narva spoke reassuringly.
“I take you from these,” said Narva, pointing in the direction of the villagers.
- 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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