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Anadyr

(Russian aˈnadirj)
n
1. (Placename) a town in Russia, in NE Siberia at the mouth of the Anadyr River; the capital of Chukot Autonomous Okrug. Pop: 11 038 (2002)
2. (Placename) a mountain range in Russia, in NE Siberia, rising over 1500 m (5000 ft)
3. (Placename) a river in Russia, rising in mountains on the Arctic Circle, south of the Anadyr Range, and flowing east to the Gulf of Anadyr. Length: 725 km (450 miles)
4. (Placename) Gulf of Anadyr an inlet of the Bering Sea, off the coast of NE Russia
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A highlight of this year's conference will be a keynote presentation by Charles Wohlforth, author of the book "The Whale and the Supercomputer." Another highlight will be the appearance of the Russian Native dance group "Ergyron." This professional dance group from Anadyr, Russia, performs traditional Chukchi and Yupik dances combined with modern music and choreography.