[ dvee-nuh; Russian dvyi-nah ]
/ ˈdvi nə; Russian dvyɪˈnɑ /
Also called Western Dvina. Latvian Daugava. a river rising in the Valdai Hills in the W Russian Federation, flowing W through Byelorussia (Belarus) and Latvia to the Baltic Sea at Riga. About 640 miles (1030) long.
Also called Northern Dvina. a river in the N Russian Federation in Europe, flowing NW into the White Sea. About 470 miles (750 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for northern dvina (2 of 2)
/ (Russian dviˈna) /
Northern Dvina a river in NW Russia, formed by the confluence of the Sukhona and Yug Rivers and flowing northwest to Dvina Bay in the White Sea. Length: 750 km (466 miles)Russian name: Severnaya Dvina
Western Dvina a river rising in W Russia, in the Valdai Hills and flowing south and southwest then northwest to the Gulf of Riga. Length: 1021 km (634 miles)Russian name: Zapadnaya Dvina (ˈzapədnəjə) Latvian name: Daugava
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