Neva

[ nee-vuh; Russian nyi-vah ]
/ ˈni və; Russian nyɪˈvɑ /

noun

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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Neva
/ (ˈniːvə, Russian nɪˈva) /

noun

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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