Meaning of Dezhnev

De•zhnev

Pronunciation: (dezh'nef, -nē-ôf" Russ. dyi-zhnyôf'), [key]
  1. a cape in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Bering Strait: the northeasternmost point of Asia. Also called
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