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 (nē′stər, dnyĕ′-) or Dni·stro (nē′strō, dnyē′-)
A river rising in western Ukraine and flowing about 1,365 km (850 mi) generally southeast through eastern Moldova then back into Ukraine where it empties into the Black Sea near Odessa. It formed the Soviet-Romanian border from 1918 to 1940.
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(Placename) a river in E Europe, rising in Ukraine, in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing generally southeast to the Black Sea. Length: 1411 km (877 miles). Russian name: Dnestr Romanian name: Nistru
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or Dnes•tr

(ˈni stər; Russ. dnyɛstr)

a river rising in SW Ukraine, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains through Ukraine and Moldavia to the Black Sea. ab. 875 mi. (1410 km) long.
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Central-East Section: Ferencvaros v MTZ-Ripo; Banants Yerevan v Lokomotiv Tblisi; BATE v Torpedo Kutaisi; FC Vaduz v FC Dacia; FC Dinamo Baki v MSK Zilina; Mainz v Mike Ashtarak; FC Nistru Otaci v Khazar Lenkoran.
Central-East - Ferencvaros v MTZ-Ripo Banants, Yerevan v Lokomotiv Tblisi, BATE v Torpedo Kutaisi, FC Vaduz v FC Dacia, FC Dinamo Baki v MSK Zilina, Mainz v Mike Ashtarak, FC Nistru Otaci v Khazar Lenkoran.
Today's Uefa Cup first qualifying round first legs - Bet365: 1-4 FK Ekranes, 7 Dudelange, 4 draw (4pm); 10-11 BATE Borisov, 5-2 Dinamo Tblisi, 11-5 draw (4.30pm); 6-5 Levadia Maardu, 7-4 Bohemians, 9-4 draw (5pm); Evs Nistru Otaci, 11-5 Shakytar Soligorsk, 11-5 draw (5pm); 8-11 Vaduz, 10-3 Longford T, 11-5 draw (6.30pm); 6-4 Portadown, 11-8 Zalgiris Vilnius, 9-4 draw (7pm).
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