Dezhnev, Cape
or Russian Mys Dezhneva geographical name cape NE Russia in Asia at E end of Chukchi Peninsula

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dezhnev,Cape — Dezh·nev (dĕzhʹnəf, dĕzh nē ôfʹ, dĭzh nyôfʹ), Cape also East Cape. A cape of extreme northeast Russia on the Bering Strait opposite Alaska. It is the easternmost point of Asia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dezhnev, Cape — Russian Mys Deshneva Cape, extreme eastern Russia. It is the easternmost point of the Chukchi Peninsula and of the entire Eurasian landmass. It is separated from Cape Prince of Wales in Alaska by the Bering Strait (see Bering Sea). * * * …   Universalium

  • Cape Dezhnev — Headlands and islands of the Bering Strait as seen from a point 25 miles south of the Diomede Islands. Cape Dezhnev on the far left. Cape Dezhnyov or Cape Dezhnev (Russian: мыс Дежнёва; formerly East Cape or Cape Vostochny) is a cape that forms… …   Wikipedia

  • cape — cape1 caped, adj. /kayp/, n., v., caped, caping. n. 1. a sleeveless garment of various lengths, fastened around the neck and falling loosely from the shoulders, worn separately or attached to a coat or other outer garment. 2. the capa of a… …   Universalium

  • Dezhnev — [dyezh′nye vədyezh′nyev] Cape cape at the northeasternmost point of Asia, in Russia, projecting into Bering Strait: also Cape Dezhneva [dyezh′nye və] …   English World dictionary

  • Dezhnev — This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Cape Dezhnev Semyon Dezhnyov …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Prince of Wales — Capes in the Americas Cape Prince of Wales (Mys Nykhta in Iñupiaq) (65°35′47″ …   Wikipedia

  • Dezhnev — /dezh nef, nee awf /; Russ. /dyi zhnyawf /, n. Cape, a cape in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Bering Strait: the northeasternmost point of Asia. Also called East Cape. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dezhnev — /dɪʒˈnjɛf/ (say dizh nyef) noun Cape, a cape in north eastern Russia, on the Bering Strait; the north easternmost point of Asia. Formerly, East Cape …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dezhnev — /dezh nef, nee awf /; Russ. /dyi zhnyawf /, n. Cape, a cape in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Bering Strait: the northeasternmost point of Asia. Also called East Cape …   Useful english dictionary

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