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 (nē′və, nyĭ-vä′)
A river of northwest Russia flowing about 74 km (46 mi) from Lake Ladoga to the Gulf of Finland at Saint Petersburg.


(ˈniːvə; Russian nɪˈva)
(Placename) a river in NW Russia, flowing west to the Gulf of Finland by the delta on which Saint Petersburg stands. Length: 74 km (46 miles)


(ˈni və; Russ. nyɪˈvɑ)

a river in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, flowing through St. Petersburg into the Gulf of Finland. 40 mi. (65 km) long.
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Noun1.Neva - a river in northwestern Russia flowing generally west into the Gulf of FinlandNeva - a river in northwestern Russia flowing generally west 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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I thought I might as well jump into the Neva at once without going home first; but it struck me that I wouldn't, after all, and I went home feeling like one of the damned.
No Neva marshes to be filled; though you must everywhere build on piles of your own driving.
It went by the first English steamer which left the Neva this spring.
Through Tera Neva, the EIB is issuing a EUR500m equity index-linked bond, in its well-established Climate Awareness Bond format, which dedicates proceeds to renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
This was managed by the staff emergency hotline number that Neva helped to create as part of the incident response.
based development company acquired the Cal Neva in April.
The additional layer in the rear-surface stack is said to enhance what, in Neva Max, was already the market's leading anti-reflective coating, offering smudge resistance, 99% transmission, dust repellence, hydrophobicity and 'the highest possible level of scratch resistance.
NEC Neva is providing MTS with a multi-function femto-solution and ensures the technical support of the femto-network.
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On the anniversary of the worst floods the country has ever seen - estimated to have cost more than pounds 6 billion - Neva is warning that areas of the country, where 12 months on 37,000 people are still living in tents, could be plunged into chaos if the monsoon season brings more floods.
Roberts brings two to six Neva dogs - many of them roly-poly puppies - to Camp Happy Dog every day.
Ryder donated $45,000 to the Neva King Cooper Educational Center, a special needs educational center for children and young adults in Homestead, Fla.