a river in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, flowing from Lake Ladoga through St. Petersburg into the Gulf of Finland: canalized for ships. 40 miles (65 km) long.
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How to use Neva in a sentence
Taylor had recently broken off an engagement with the actress Neva Gerber, who complained of his melancholic moods.
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He signalized himself by a great victory which he obtained on the banks of the Neva, over the northern powers.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
It is situated along the Neva, with many modern buildings and parks on the one side, churches and old buildings on the other.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
And without waiting for my reply, she bore me away across the Neva, over the palace square to Liteiny Street.Dream Tales and Prose Poems | Ivan Turgenev
Peter the Great built his capital on the Neva in order to have a window from which he could look into Europe.
The carriage had accidentally drawn up in view of the little hut which is preserved in the Neva as the dwelling of Peter.
British Dictionary definitions for Neva
a river in NW Russia, flowing west to the Gulf of Finland by the delta on which Saint Petersburg stands. Length: 74 km (46 miles)
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