[ oh-neg-uh; Russian uh-nye-guh ]
/ oʊˈnɛg ə; Russian ʌˈnyɛ gə /
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Lake, a lake in the NW Russian Federation in Europe: second largest lake in Europe. 3,764 sq. mi. (9,750 sq. km).
a river in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, flowing N to Onega Bay. 250 miles (405 km) long.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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/ (Russian aˈnjɛɡə) /
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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