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[oh-neg-uh; Russian uh-nye-guh]
  1. Lake, a lake in the NW Russian Federation in Europe: second largest lake in Europe. 3764 sq. mi. (9750 sq. km).
  2. a river in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, flowing N to Onega Bay. 250 miles (405 km) long.
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Historical Examples of onega

  • In the bay itself, ten or twelve leagues from the lake, are the two islands of Onega and Las Monges.

    The Monarchs of the Main, Volume I (of 3)

    Walter Thornbury

British Dictionary definitions for onega


  1. a lake in NW Russia, mostly in the Karelian Republic: the second largest lake in Europe. Area: 9891 sq km (3819 sq miles)
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