Northern Dvina

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Northern Dvina

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Northern Dvina

n
(Placename) See Dvina1

Dvi•na

(ˈdvi nə)

n.
1. Also called Western Dvina. Latvian, Daugava. a river rising in the Valdai Hills in the W Russian Federation, flowing W through Belorussia and Latvia to the Baltic Sea at Riga. ab. 640 mi. (1030 km) long.
2. Also called Northern Dvina. a river in the N Russian Federation in Europe, flowing NW into the White Sea. ab. 470 mi. (750 km) long.
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I was bound to England, not to Moscow, and my route lay two ways: either I must go on as the caravan went, till I came to Jarislaw, and then go off west for Narva and the Gulf of Finland, and so on to Dantzic, where I might possibly sell my China cargo to good advantage; or I must leave the caravan at a little town on the Dwina, from whence I had but six days by water to Archangel, and from thence might be sure of shipping either to England, Holland, or Hamburg.
8million to be divided between his wife Dwina, children Spencer, 43, and Melissa, 41, from his first marriage, and Robin-John, 32, from his second.
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ROBIN GIBB 50 St Catherine's Drive (Reprise) 50 St Catherine's Drive is the last solo album by Bee Gee Robin Gibb, who died in May 2012, and was compiled by Robin's wife Dwina and son RJ.
Dwina, 61, booted Claire Yang out of the couple's mansion when she got pregnant by the singer.
ROBIN Gibb's widow Dwina has penned a play about a man who sires a family with a mistress - mirroring her late husband's own life.
The late pop singer's widow, Dwina, said that the poignant last composition made her weep when she first listened to the song.
He told guests at St Mary's Church in Thame, Oxfordshire, opposite the home Robin and wife Dwina had shared for nearly 20 years: "They were both beautiful.
Close relatives, including Robin's widow Dwina, and guests, including Sir Tim Rice, DJ Mike Read, Peter Andre and Uri Geller, followed the cortege on foot from the gatehouse of his estate.
Barry was joined at the funeral by Robin's widow Dwina, his mother Barbara, his children Spencer, Melissa and RJ, and a host of other family and friends.
During the service Dwina read a poem called My Songbird Has Flown.
Gibb is survived by his second wife, Dwina, and four children, as well as his older brother, fellow Bee Gee Barry Gibb,