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also Ye·ni·sei  (yĕn′ĭ-sā′, yĭ-nĭ-syā′)
A river of central Russia flowing about 4,090 km (2,540 mi) westward and generally north to the Kara Sea through Yenisey Bay, a long estuary.


(ˌjɛnɪˈseɪ; Russian jɪniˈsjej) or


(Placename) a river in central Russia, in central Siberia, formed by the confluence of two headstreams in the Tuva Republic: flows west and north to the Arctic Ocean; the largest river in volume in Russia. Length: 4129 km (2566 miles)


(ˌyɛn əˈseɪ)

a river in the Russian Federation in Asia, flowing N from the Sayan Mountains to the Kara Sea. 2566 mi. (4080 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yenisei - a Russian river in SiberiaYenisei - a Russian river in Siberia; rises in mountains near the Mongolian border and flows generally northward into the Kara Sea
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
2.Yenisei - the Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian
Samoyedic, Samoyed - the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
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2 miles) away along the banks of the Yenisei River.
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It looks like the Taconic arc has its continuation along the western continental margin of Siberia and both of them constitute a single Taconic-Enisej (also spelled Yenisei or Yenisey) volcanic arc.
Another legend touches on a connection between the name Ankara and the concept of water; the river Angara, which ties Siberia's Lake Baikal with the Yenisei River, is notably similar in name to the Ankara River outside Ankara.
The administrative center of the Krasnoyarsk Krai region and located on the banks of the Yenisei River, Krasnoyarsk is the third largest city in Siberia after Novosibirsk and Omsk.
Uralic languages are spoken in a broad range stretching across Northern Eurasia from Scandinavia to the Yenisei River in Siberia.
Farther to the east, this species breeds not only on sandy fiver banks, but also in oak or alder woods growing along rivers (Ivanchev and Kotyukov 1999), while in the Yenisei basin and farther to the east, it prefers waterlogged woodlands on the river banks and around lakes (Grote 1938, Labutin et al.
IPGCL) InterGen International Power Australia IPR-GDF SUEZ Hazelwood Irkutsk Power Generation and Distribution Company (Irkutskenergo) OAO J Power Jharkhand SEB Jindal Power Limited John F Hunt JSC Far East Generating Company JSC Omskenergo TGK-11 JSC Omskenergo TGK-12 JSC Territorial Generating Company 14 (TGC-14 ) JSC Tomskenergo TGK-11 JSC Yenisei Territorial Generating Company (TGK-13) JSW Energy Ltd.
Based on the results of inspection carried out by the International Air Transport Association IATA, Yenisei refuelling facility at Yemelyanovo Airport (Krasnoyarsk) managed jointly by Gazpromneft-Aero and Lukoil-Aero was rated as providing the best quality jet fuel supply service for the fuelling of all types of aircrafts, Gazpromneft-Aero said.
The inspection of Yenisei refuelling facility in Yemelyanovo was held for the first time.
Another group of pendants includes eight fragments that represent ring-shaped mammoth ivory artefacts (Figure 5: B-C) similar to those found at the Upper Yenisei Kurtak 4 site and radiocarbon dated to c.
A large share runs off unused in lightly inhabited jungle rivers like the Amazon, the Congo, and the Orinoco, and across Russia's Siberian expanses toward the Arctic, in the giant Yenisei and Lena Rivers.