Donets Basin
or Donbass or Donbas geographical name region E Ukraine SW of the Donets

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Donets Basin — major industrial and coal producing region in the lower valley of the Donets River * * * or Donbas Large mining and industrial region, southeastern Ukraine and southwestern Russia. Notable for its coal and iron reserves, the exploited area of the …   Universalium

  • Donets Basin — major industrial and coal producing region in the lower valley of the Donets River …   English World dictionary

  • Donets Basin — Donbas and Donbass redirect here. For other uses, see Donbas (disambiguation). Simplified map of the Donets Basin on the map of Ukraine …   Wikipedia

  • Donets Basin — /ˌdɒnɛts ˈbeɪsən/ (say .donets baysuhn), /daˌnjɛts/ (say dah.nyets) noun an area south of the Donets River, in Eastern Ukraine and south western Russia; important coalmining region and industrial area. 24 994 km2. Also, Donbass …   Australian English dictionary

  • Donets Basin — noun an industrial region in the Ukraine • Syn: ↑Donbass, ↑Donbas • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region, ↑geographic region • Pa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Donets River — River, southwestern Russia and eastern Ukraine. Rising in the Central Russian Upland, it winds south and east through Russia and Ukraine for some 650 mi (1,050 km) to join the Don River below Konstantinovsk. It flows along the northern Donets… …   Universalium

  • basin — basinal, adj. basined, adj. basinlike, adj. /bay seuhn/, n. 1. a circular container with a greater width than depth, becoming smaller toward the bottom, used chiefly to hold water or other liquid, esp. for washing. 2. any container of similar… …   Universalium

  • Donets — /deuh nets /; Russ. /du nyets /, n. 1. a river rising in the SW Russian Federation near Belgorod, flowing SE through Ukraine to the Don River. ab. 650 mi. (1045 km) long. 2. Also called Donets Basin. an area S of this river, in E Ukraine: coal… …   Universalium

  • Donets — /deuh nets /; Russ. /du nyets /, n. 1. a river rising in the SW Russian Federation near Belgorod, flowing SE through Ukraine to the Don River. ab. 650 mi. (1045 km) long. 2. Also called Donets Basin. an area S of this river, in E Ukraine: coal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seversky Donets River — Donetz redirects here. For the Soviet cargo ship, see SS Donetz. Seversky Donets Sviatohirsk Monastery in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine Origin Russia …   Wikipedia

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