Novaya-zemlya meaning

nōvə-yə zĕmlē-ä, zĭm-lyä
An archipelago of north-central Russia in the Arctic Ocean between the Barents and Kara Seas. Consisting of two main islands and many smaller ones, the archipelago has mineral deposits and an economy based on fishing, sealing, and trapping.
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(place) Archipelago of two large islands & several small ones in NW Russia, between the Barents & Kara seas: c. 36,000 sq mi (93,240 sq km)
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An archipelago in the Arctic Ocean in the north of Russia, administered by Arkhangelsk oblast.
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Origin of novaya-zemlya

  • From Russian Новая Земля (Nóvaja Zemljá, “New Land") f.

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