Volga[väl′gə, vōl′-; Russ vō̂l′gä]
Volga definition by Webster's New World
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river in European Russia, flowing from the Valdai Hills into the Caspian Sea: 2,290 mi (3,685 km)
Origin: Russian Volga: see welkin
Volga definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A river of western Russia rising in the Valdai Hills northwest of Moscow and flowing about 3,701 km (2,300 mi) generally east and south to the Caspian Sea. It is the longest river of Europe and the main commercial waterway of Russia. The Volga is linked by canals and other rivers to the Baltic Sea.