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also 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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(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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(ˌyɛn əˈseɪ)

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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yenisei - a Russian river in SiberiaYenisei - 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
Samoyedic, Samoyed - the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
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All sons were flowing into Baikal to restock the water, but the daughter fell in love with Yenisei (one more river in Russia) and started to take everything from the father's water to her lover.
Defender of the national football team of Kyrgyzstan and the Russian club Yenisei Valery Kichin took 23rd place in the list of the best players in 2018 in Asia, according to journalists.
A well-informed official in the law enforcement agencies told TASS the helicopter had taken off from the town of Igarka, located on the Yenisei River to the north of the Arctic Circle.
Unearthed from a burial site located on the bank of the Yenisei River, the mummy was dated to be nearly 2,000 years old, according to initial analysis.
As an inflatable sail catamaran crew member, he covered about 6000 km along the Yenisei River in Siberia and the Arctic Ocean.
Russian news agencies say the Mi-8 helicopter took off from Igarka in the Krasnoyarsk region and crashed 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) away along the banks of the Yenisei River.
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While his parents are studying the Yenisei River and its people in northern Russia, almost-14-year-old Finn is left behind, "exiled" with his grandmother and great-grandfather in Ste.
Based on the results of inspection carried out by the International Air Transport Association IATA, Yenisei refuelling facility at Yemelyanovo Airport (Krasnoyarsk) managed jointly by Gazpromneft-Aero and Lukoil-Aero was rated as providing the best quality jet fuel supply service for the fuelling of all types of aircrafts, Gazpromneft-Aero said.
Putin fishes in the Yenisei River in Siberia, 2007.
Earlier, a goal from Alexei Bazanov gave Yenisei Krasnoyarsk a 1-0 home victory over SKA-Energia Khabarovsk in a clash of two second-tier sides.