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Oka

[oh-kah; Russian uh-kah] /oʊˈkɑ; Russian ʌˈkɑ/
noun
1.
a river in the central Russian Federation in Europe, flowing NE to the Volga at Nizhni Novgorod. 950 miles (1530 km) long.
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oka

/ˈəʊkə/
noun
1.
a unit of weight used in Turkey, equal to about 2.75 pounds or 1.24 kilograms
2.
a unit of liquid measure used in Turkey, equal to about 1.3 pints or 0.75 litres
Word Origin
C17: from Turkish ōqah, from Arabic ūqiyah, probably from Greek ounkia; perhaps related to Latin uncia one twelfth; see ounce1

Oka

/ˈəʊkə/
noun
1.
a brine-cured Canadian cheese
Word Origin
named after Oka, Quebec, where it is made at a monastery
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