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Tenglio

A river in Lapland on whose banks roses grow.

“I was surprised to see upon the banks of this river roses of as lovely a red as any that are in our own gardens.” —M. de Maupertuis.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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