[sev-er-nuh-yah zem-lee-ah; Russian syi-vyir-nuh-yah zim-lyah]
- an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, between the Kara Sea and Laptev Sea, in N Russia. 14,175 sq. mi. (36,712 sq. km).
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- an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of N central Russia