[ vol-guh, vohl-; Russian vawl-guh ]
/ ˈvɒl gə, ˈvoʊl-; Russian ˈvɔl gə /
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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British Dictionary definitions for volga river
/ (ˈvɒlɡə) /
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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Culture definitions for volga river
[ (vol-guh, vohl-guh) ]
The longest river of Europe, the Volga is the principal waterway of Russia.
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