Definition of Lena river

1. Noun. A Russian river in Siberia; flows northward into the Laptev Sea.

Exact synonyms: Lena
Group relationships: Siberia
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lena River

Lemna trisulca
Lemnaceae
Lemnian
Lemnians
Lemnos
Lemoine hexagon
Lemoine hexagons
Lemon test
Lemuel
Lemur catta
Lemuria
Lemurian
Lemurians
Len
Lena
Lena River
Lenape
Lenapes
Lenard
Lendl
Lendrum's phloxine-tartrazine stain
Lenegre's disease
Lenegre's syndrome
Lengilu
Lenhossek's processes
Lenin
Leningrad
Leninian
Leninism
Leninist

Literary usage of Lena river

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1. The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe: With a Historical Review of by Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1885)
"... Norway—Contract for the piloting of the Lena up the lena river— The voyage of the Lena through the delta and up the river to Yakutsk •—The natural state ..."

2. Russian Nihilism and Exile Life in Siberia: A Graphic and Chronological by James William Buel (1883)
"... exploring expedition, which are now (as I write) being investigated before a commission at Washington, has brought the lena river into such prominence ..."

3. The Marvellous Wonders of the Polar World by Herman Dieck (1885)
"... Dogs Abandoned —The Retreat—Drifted to the Northwest—Bennett Island—The Lena River Reached— Nearing the Siberian Coast—Without Drinking-Water for Five ..."

4. In the Lena Delta: A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander De Long by George Wallace Melville (1885)
"Search for the small boat, containing eight persons, should be made from the west mouth of the lena river to and beyond the east mouth of the Jana River. ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1882)
"... of Eastern Siberia telegraphed that the Jeannette hud been wrecked, and that two boat-loads of the crew had landed near the mouth of the lena river. ..."

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