Dvina, Western
geographical name river 634 miles (1020 kilometers) Latvia, W Belarus, & W Russia in Europe rising in Valdai Hills & flowing W into Gulf of Riga

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  • Dvina — /dvee neuh/; Russ. /dvyi nah /, n. 1. Also called Western Dvina. Latvian, Daugava. a river rising in the Valdai Hills in the W Russian Federation, flowing W through Byelorussia (Belarus) and Latvia to the Baltic Sea at Riga. ab. 640 mi. (1030)… …   Universalium

  • Dvina — may refer to: Daugava river, also known as Western Dvina , a river in Russia, Belarus, and Latvia. Northern Dvina, a river in northern Russia. R 12 Dvina, a theatre ballistic missile from the Soviet Union. S 75 Dvina, a surface to air guided… …   Wikipedia

  • Dvina — [dvē nä′] 1. river in NW Russia, flowing northwest into Dvina Bay near Arkhangelsk: 460 mi (740 km): often called Northern Dvina 2. river in W Russia, flowing from the Valdai Hills northwest through Belarus & Latvia into the Gulf of Riga: 635 mi… …   English World dictionary

  • Western Dvina River — Russian Zapadnaya Dvina Latvian Daugava River, north central Europe. It rises in Russia s Valdai Hills and flows 632 mi (1,020 km) in a great arc south through Russia and Belarus and then northwest across Latvia. It discharges into the Gulf of… …   Universalium

  • western — /wes teuhrn/, adj. 1. lying toward or situated in the west: our company s western office. 2. directed or proceeding toward the west: a western migration. 3. coming or originating from the west, as a wind. 4. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, living …   Universalium

  • Dvina — Dvi•na [[t]ˈdvi nə[/t]] n. 1) geg Also called Western Dvina Latvian, Daugava a river rising in the Valdai Hills in the W Russian Federation, flowing W through Belorussia and Latvia to the Baltic Sea at Riga. ab. 640 mi. (1030 km) long. 2) geg… …   From formal English to slang

  • Dvina — /dvjɪˈna/ (say dvyi nah) noun 1. a river rising in western Russia, flowing into Belarus then north west through Latvia to the Baltic at Riga. 1021 km. Latvian, Daugava. 2. Also, Northern Dvina. a river in northern Russia in Europe, flowing north… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dvina — /dvee neuh/; Russ. /dvyi nah /, n. 1. Also called Western Dvina. Latvian, Daugava. a river rising in the Valdai Hills in the W Russian Federation, flowing W through Byelorussia (Belarus) and Latvia to the Baltic Sea at Riga. ab. 640 mi. (1030)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Western Dvina — West′ern Dvi′na n. geg Dvina 1) …   From formal English to slang

  • Northern Dvina River — Coordinates: 64°32′00″N 40°29′00″E / 64.5333333°N 40.4833333°E / 64.5333333; 40.4833333 …   Wikipedia

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