[vol-guh, vohl-; Russian vawl-guh]
  1. a river flowing from the Valdai Hills in the W Russian Federation E and then S to the Caspian Sea: the longest river in Europe. 2325 miles (3745 km).
Related formstrans-Vol·ga, adjective
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  • The Dnieper, Volga, and Dvina used once to be living people.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    W. R. S. Ralston

  • At Batraki we pass over the Volga by a bridge nearly a mile long.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • The Volga is the largest river of Europe and has its own sea, the Caspian.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • Since time immemorial, the Volga has been a great highway of trade.

    The Story of Russia

    R. Van Bergen, M.A.

  • He'll go about the Volga for two or three years and then we'll have him married.

    Foma Gordyeff

    Maxim Gorky

British Dictionary definitions for volga


  1. a river in W Russia, rising in the Valdai Range and flowing through a chain of small lakes to the Rybinsk Reservoir and south to the Caspian Sea through Volgograd: the longest river in Europe. Length: 3690 km (2293 miles)
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