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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river rising in western Ukraine and flowing about 1,368 km (850 mi) generally southeast through eastern Moldova then back into Ukraine where it empties into the Black Sea near Odessa. It formed the Soviet-Romanian border from 1918 to 1940.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A river in Eastern Europe, flowing through Ukraine and Moldova to the Black Sea.


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