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Novaya Zemlya

[ noh-vuh-yuh -zem-lee-ah; Russian naw-vuh-yuh zyim-lyah ]
/ ˈnoʊ və yə ˌzɛm liˈɑ; Russian ˈnɔ və yə zyɪmˈlyɑ /
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noun

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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Novaya Zemlya
/ (Russian ˈnɔvəjə zɪmˈlja) /

noun

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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