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A river, about 1,500 km (930 mi) long, of western Russia flowing north, east, and northeast to join the Volga River near Nizhny Novgorod.
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1. (Units) a unit of weight used in Turkey, equal to about 2.75 pounds or 1.24 kilograms
2. (Units) a unit of liquid measure used in Turkey, equal to about 1.3 pints or 0.75 litres
[C17: from Turkish ōqah, from Arabic ūqiyah, probably from Greek ounkia; perhaps related to Latin uncia one twelfth; see ounce1]
(Cookery) a brine-cured Canadian cheese
[named after Oka, Quebec, where it is made at a monastery]
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n., pl. o•kas.
1. a unit of weight in Turkey and neighboring countries, equal to about 2¾ pounds (1.25 kilograms).
2. a unit of liquid measure, equal to about 1? U.S. liquid quarts (1.26 liters).
[1615–25; < Italian occa < Turkish okka < Arabic (compare ūquiyya) < Greek ounkíā, c. Latin uncia; see ounce1]
n., pl. o•kas.
a river in the central Russian Federation in Europe, flowing NE to the Volga at Nizhni Novgorod. 950 mi. (1530 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||oka - a Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds|
|2.||oka - a Turkish liquid unit equal to 1.3 pints|
|3.||oka - South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers|
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