Novaya Zemlya

Novaya Zemlya

[noh-vuh-yuh zem-lee-ah; Russian naw-vuh-yuh zyim-lyah]
noun
two large islands in the Arctic Ocean, N of and belonging to the Russian Federation. 35,000 sq. mi. (90,650 sq. km).
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Novaya Zemlya (Russian ˈnɔvəjə zɪmˈlja)
 
n
an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, off the NE coast of Russia: consists of two large islands and many islets. Area: about 81 279 sq km (31 382 sq miles)

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novaya zemlya

archipelago in northwestern Russia, lying in the Arctic Ocean and separating the Barents and Kara seas

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