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Ye·ni·seyalso Ye·ni·sei (yĕn′ĭ-sā′, yĭ-nĭ-syā′)
A river of central Russia flowing about 4,090 km (2,540 mi) westward and generally north to the Kara Sea through Yenisey Bay, a long estuary.
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Yenisei(ˌjɛnɪˈseɪ; Russian jɪniˈsjej) or
(Placename) a river in central Russia, in central Siberia, formed by the confluence of two headstreams in the Tuva Republic: flows west and north to the Arctic Ocean; the largest river in volume in Russia. Length: 4129 km (2566 miles)
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a river in the Russian Federation in Asia, flowing N from the Sayan Mountains to the Kara Sea. 2566 mi. (4080 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Yenisei - a Russian river in Siberia; rises in mountains near the Mongolian border and flows generally northward into the Kara Sea|
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
|2.||Yenisei - the Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian|
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