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 (lä′də-gə), Lake
A lake of northwest Russia northeast of St. Petersburg. It is the largest lake in Europe.


(Russian ˈladəɡə)
(Placename) Lake Ladoga a lake in NW Russia, in the SW Karelian Republic: the largest lake in Europe; drains through the River Neva into the Gulf of Finland. Area: about 18 000 sq km (7000 sq miles). Russian name: Ladozhskoye Ozero


(ˈlɑ də gə)

Lake, a lake in the Russian Federation, NE of St Petersburg: largest lake in Europe. 7000 sq. mi. (18,000 sq. km).
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Noun1.Ladoga - a lake in northwestern Russia to the north of St. Petersburg; the largest lake in Europe; drains through the Neva River into the Gulf of Finland
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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Several authors refer to Staraya Ladoga as a kind of centre for Finnic groups in the Viking Age, and consider regions east of present-day Estonia as central habitation areas for Finnic groups as well.
Taylor, for one, gives examples of such writing in his narrative Views A-foot from 1846 that can be contrasted with discourses of food found in his travel article, "A Cruise on Lake Ladoga," from 1864.
During the peak population period in eastern Finland, the ancient Lake Saimaa discharged a significant proportion of its waters into Lake Ladoga.
To achieve long-term results, in 2010 in Moscow they created a charitable foundation known until August 2013 as the Ladoga Foundation.
Hesychast revival brought about by Velichkovsky generated another important process: the formation and flourishing of the highly influential spiritual centers such as the Valaam monastery on the lake Ladoga or the famous hermitage of Optina Pustyn,' which Leo Tolstoy visited in his final days.
There's Europe's largest lake, Lake Ladoga and the Rybinsk Sea - actually a reservoir built on Stalin's orders - which was once the largest man-made body of water on Earth.
During the Swedish reign in Ingria (from Narva at the present Estonian-Russian border up to Lake Ladoga, mainly in the 17th century) the area was settled by Finns who until recently formed a Finnish speaking minority, inkerilaiset, in the Leningrad Oblast' including the area east of Narva river that the Estonian SSR had to cede to the RSFSR in 1944-1945.
The technology transfer and licensing agreement, which calls for the assembly of Ladoga 32 gas compressor units based on MS 5002E gas turbines in Russia, supports REPH's plans to sell the Ladoga gas turbine technology in the country.
The SS Ladoga was built in Sunderland in 1892 and disappeared after a collision in 1903.