Lena

Lena

[lee-nuh; Russian lye-nuh]
noun
1.
a river in the Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NE from Lake Baikal through the Yakutsk Republic into the Laptev Sea. 2800 miles (4500 km) long.
2.
a female given name, form of Helena.
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Lena (ˈliːnə, Russian ˈljɛnə)
 
n
a river in Russia, rising in S Siberia and flowing generally north through the Sakha Republic to the Laptev Sea by an extensive delta: the longest river in Russia. Length: 4271 km (2653 miles)

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Lena
fem. proper name, originally a shortened form of Helena or Magdalena.
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