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Dnie·per(nē′pər, dnyĕ′-) or Dni·pro (nē′prō, dnyē′-)
A river rising near Smolensk in western Russia and flowing about 2,285 km (1,420 mi) southward through Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea. It has been a major commercial waterway since the ninth century.
(Placename) a river in NE Europe, rising in Russia, in the Valdai Hills NE of Smolensk and flowing south to the Black Sea: the third longest river in Europe; a major navigable waterway. Length: 2200 km (1370 miles). Russian name: Dnepr
or Dne•pr(ˈni pər; Russ. dnyɛpr)
a river rising in the W Russian Federation, flowing S through Belorussia and Ukraine to the Black Sea. 1400 mi. (2250 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Dnieper - a river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea|
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
Belarus, Belorussia, Byelarus, Byelorussia, Republic of Belarus, White Russia - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet