Definitions for dnieperˈni pər; Russ. dnyɛpr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Dnie•perˈni pər; Russ. dnyɛpr(n.)

or Dne•pr

  1. a river rising in the W Russian Federation, flowing S through Belorussia and Ukraine to the Black Sea. 1400 mi. (2250 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dnieper, Dnieper River(noun)

    a river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea

Wiktionary

  1. Dnieper(ProperNoun)

    A large river flowing southerly through Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine into the Black Sea, 2,285u00A0km long.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Dnieper

    a river of Russia, anciently called the Borysthenes, the third largest for volume of water in Europe, surpassed only by the Danube and the Volga; rises in the province of Smolensk, and flowing in a generally southerly direction, falls into the Black Sea below Kherson after a course of 1330 m.; it traverses some of the finest provinces of the empire, and is navigable nearly its entire length.

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