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 (vŏl′gə, vôl′-, vōl′-)
A river of western Russia rising in the Valdai Hills northwest of Moscow and flowing about 3,700 km (2,300 mi) generally east and south to the Caspian Sea. It is the longest river of Europe and the main commercial waterway of Russia. The Volga is linked by canals and other rivers to the Baltic Sea.


(Placename) a river in W Russia, rising in the Valdai Range and flowing through a chain of small lakes to the Rybinsk Reservoir and south to the Caspian Sea through Volgograd: the longest river in Europe. Length: 3690 km (2293 miles)


(ˈvɒl gə, ˈvoʊl-)

a river flowing from the Valdai Hills in the W Russian Federation, E and then S to the Caspian Sea: the longest river in Europe. 2325 mi. (3745 km) long.
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Noun1.Volga - a Russian riverVolga - a Russian river; the longest river in Europe; flows into the Caspian Sea
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state


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It's so with me and Pyotr, and the coachman, Fyodor, and that merchant, and all the people living along the Volga, where those placards invite one to go, and everywhere and always," she thought when she had driven under the low-pitched roof of the Nizhigorod station, and the porters ran to meet her.
Starlets," said Chateau-Renaud, "are only found in the Volga.
Exactly; one comes from the Volga, and the other from Lake Fusaro.
I have found out everything, your excellency: the Rostovs are staying at the merchant Bronnikov's house, in the Square not far from here, right above the Volga," said the courier.
He came last from Astrakhan, and was designed to go to Tonquin, where I formerly knew him, but has altered his mind, and is now resolved to go with the caravan to Moscow, and so down the river Volga to Astrakhan.
The Abbot Pafnute lived in the fourteenth century," began the prince; "he was in charge of one of the monasteries on the Volga, about where our present Kostroma government lies.
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The grotesque Gaz M21 Volga is no exception, you'll be delighted to know.
The affirmation removes the under review status of the ratings applied in October 2009 following the acquisition of a majority shareholding in SOVAG by Volga Resources SICAV-SIF S.
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MRSK Center and Volga (MRKP RX) released 1H 2012 IFRS which was satisfactory, but worse than comparable figures of the other top picks in the sector, MRSK Center (MRKC RX) and MRSK Volga (MRKV RX).
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