a village in the NW Russian Federation, on the Arctic Ocean W of Murmansk: ice-free all year; ceded by Finland 1944.
- Finnish Petsamo.
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British Dictionary definitions for Pechenga
a region of NW Russia, a former territory of N Finland, ceded by Soviet Russia to Finland in 1920 and taken back in 1944: Former name: (1920–1944) Petsamo
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