Novaya Zemlya

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No·va·ya Zem·lya

 (nō′və-yə zĕm′lē-ä′, zĭm-lyä′)
An archipelago of north-central Russia in the Arctic Ocean between the Barents and Kara Seas. Consisting of two main islands and many smaller ones, the archipelago has mineral deposits and an economy based on fishing, sealing, and trapping.

Novaya Zemlya

(Russian ˈnɔvəjə zɪmˈlja)
n
(Placename) an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, off the NE coast of Russia: consists of two large islands and many islets. Area: about 81 279 sq km (31 382 sq miles)

No•va•ya Zem•lya

(ˈnoʊ və yə ˌzɛm liˈɑ)
n.
two large islands in the Arctic Ocean, N of and belonging to the Russian Federation. 35,000 sq. mi. (90,650 sq. km).
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Noun1.Novaya Zemlya - two islands in the Arctic Ocean belonging to Russia; site of a test center for nuclear warheads
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state