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Narva

[nahr-vuh] /ˈnɑr və/
noun
1.
a city in NE Estonia: Swedish defeat of Russians 1700.
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  • The Narva is the only river of any importance; but minor streams, as well as small lakes, are very numerous.

  • “I take you from these,” said Narva, pointing in the direction of the villagers.

    The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth
  • Narva, as appears by the map, is situated on the sea-coast, near the frontier—much nearer than Riga.

    Peter the Great Jacob Abbott
  • “We want to get out of the cave,” she said, addressing Narva.

    The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth
  • The half which consisted of the right wing moved down to the bridge over the Narva River.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • When the last hut had disappeared in the distance Narva turned abruptly.

    The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth
  • Thus Narva became the first objective for the armies of Peter.

    Boris the Bear-Hunter Fred Whishaw
  • “We will go back to them,” said Narva; “but first we must see,” she added enigmatically.

    The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth
  • But, logical or not, dangerous or not, Narva seemed to be something very like their last hope.

    The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth
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Narva

/Russian ˈnarvə/
noun
1.
a port in Estonia on the Narva River near the Gulf of Finland: developed around a Danish fortress in the 13th century; textile centre. Pop: 66 712 (2007 est)
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