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 (pī′pəs), Lake
A lake of north-central Europe between eastern Estonia and northwest Russia. Alexander Nevski defeated the Teutonic Knights on the frozen lake in 1242.


(Placename) a lake in W Russia, on the boundary with Estonia: drains into the Gulf of Finland. Area: 3512 sq km (1356 sq miles). Russian name: Chudskoye Ozero


(ˈpaɪ pəs)

a lake in N Europe, on the border between Estonia and the W Russian Federation. 93 mi. (150 km) long; 356 sq. mi. (920 sq. km).Russian, Chudskoye Ozero. Estonian, Peip•si (ˈpeɪp si)
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I would also like to highlight that it is not only about islands, because eastern Estonia is also very special with its Lake Peipus.
28) No II D fibulae have so far been found further to the north, in south-eastern Estonia or around Lake Peipus, a region otherwise known for exceptional imports from Byzantium (Quast et al.
Religion had been a basis for the Lake Peipus Old Believers' identity for centuries.
But if you know you are going to spend two days at Lake Peipus you can do it.
The grand offensive of the Red Army beginning on January 14, 1944 pushed the German forces back from Leningrad, and the Red Army liberated the areas on the eastern side of Lake Peipus.
Due to mining technology, the level of subsoil water is lowered below the level of oil-shale stratum, and the water pumped out is directed through outlet ditches and rivers (Ojamaa, Rannapungerja, Puhajogi, Mustajogi Rivers, and Raudi Channel) mainly into the Gulf of Finland, but also into Lake Peipus [5].
and if the army group around Lake Peipus is not withdrawn immediately, there will be a catastrophe.
Many of them were indigenous Russians (starozhily), the descendants of Russian imperial officials, postrevolutionary immigrants, Russified Jews and Germans, as well as the Old Believers who settled around Lake Peipus (Chud) as early as the 17th century.