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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
lake in NW European Russia: c. 3,800 sq mi (9,842 sq km)
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A lake of northwest Russia northeast of St. Petersburg between Lake Ladoga and the White Sea. It remains frozen from November to May.