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 (nē′və, nyĭ-vä′)
A river of northwest Russia flowing about 74 km (46 mi) from Lake Ladoga to the Gulf of Finland at Saint Petersburg.
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(ˈniːvə; Russian nɪˈva)
(Placename) a river in NW Russia, flowing west to the Gulf of Finland by the delta on which Saint Petersburg stands. Length: 74 km (46 miles)
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(ˈni və; Russ. nyɪˈvɑ)

a river in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, flowing through St. Petersburg into the Gulf of Finland. 40 mi. (65 km) long.
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Noun1.Neva - a river in northwestern Russia flowing generally west into the Gulf of FinlandNeva - a river in northwestern Russia flowing generally west into the Gulf of Finland
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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Why, in my hiking to the Neva's bank and doing away with myself.
No Neva marshes to be filled; though you must everywhere build on piles of your own driving.
I thought I might as well jump into the Neva at once without going home first; but it struck me that I wouldn't, after all, and I went home feeling like one of the damned."
It went by the first English steamer which left the Neva this spring.
Allow me to ask you another question out of simple curiosity: have you ever spent a night on a hay barge, on the Neva?"
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Neil Atkinson, of NEVA, said: "It is a service which does not require people to be religious, but to give comfort to everyone."
Neva chairman David Hines said: "This is an opportunity for us all to pray, remember, and honour their lives on earth, and we welcome any members of the public who wish to attend."
"I plan to ask the public to help Neva because the Government has cut pounds 10,000 off its funding."
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