Msta (əmstäˈ) [key], river, c.280 mi (450 km) long, rising N of Vyshne Volochek, NW European Russia, and flowing generally NW into Lake Ilmen near Novgorod. Navigable in its lower course, it is included in the Vyshnevolotsk canal system.
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