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Meaning of Novaya Zemlya

No•va•ya Zem•lya

Pronunciation: (nō'vu-yu zem"lē-ä' Russ. nô'vu-yu zyim-lyä'), [key]
  1. two large islands in the Arctic Ocean, N of and belonging to the Russian Federation. 35,000 sq. mi. (90,650 sq. km).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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