Novaya Zemlya

[noh-vuh-yuh zem-lee-ah; Russian naw-vuh-yuh zyim-lyah]
noun
  1. two large islands in the Arctic Ocean, N of and belonging to the Russian Federation. 35,000 sq. mi. (90,650 sq. km).
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  • On the other hand, they may be in Novaya-Zemlya, or in some region of the far north never yet penetrated by others.

    Steve Young

    George Manville Fenn


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Novaya Zemlya

noun
  1. an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, off the NE coast of Russia: consists of two large islands and many islets. Area: about 81 279 sq km (31 382 sq miles)
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