Pechenga

[ puh-cheng-guh; Russian pyi-chyen-guh ]
/ pəˈtʃɛŋ gə; Russian pyɪˈtʃyɛn gə /

noun

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

Pechenga

/ (ˈpɛtʃiŋɡə) /

noun

a region of NW Russia, a former territory of N Finland, ceded by Soviet Russia to Finland in 1920 and taken back in 1944Former name: (1920–1944) Petsamo
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