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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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Starlets," said Chateau-Renaud, "are only found in the Volga.
Exactly; one comes from the Volga, and the other from Lake Fusaro.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For Volga Dnepr Group, adding more new generation 747-8 Freighters will allow to secure further development of the Group's scheduled business, AirBridgeCargo Airlines, and keep the airline's high growth rates," said Denis Ilin, executive president for AirBridgeCargo Airlines.
Tenders are invited for The customer, being the organizer of the contest, the branch "Kirovenergo" of PJSC "IDGC of Center and Volga Region" (postal address: 610000, Kirov, Spasskaya str.
Boeing and Volga Dnepr have a long history of successful partnership.
A true-life saga that explores the lives of Volga Germans (settlers who responded to Catherine the Great's invitation to settle the Volga River, and were beset from tremendous hardships, including treatment as second-class citizens and military conscription in spite of the original proclamation's terms), the pioneer efforts of Pauley's family in Nebraska during the late nineteenth century, and revolutions in the study of history during the second half of the twentieth century, Pioneering History on Two Continents is as much an eye-opening portrayal of history's tides as it is about one family's determination to survive.
Next morning, we have a quick run around the 15th century Kremlin ( it's Russian for ' fortress' and every main city has one) and soak in the awe- inspiring view of the Volga river from the top of the Chkalov stairs.
Although Braha: A Tale of Innocence & Intrigue is a novel, it's based on the real-life trials and travails of the Volga Germans--German settlers who accepted Catherine the Great's Manifesto, offer to settle land near the Volga River in Russia.