Pronunciation: (nē'stur; Russ. dnyestr), [key]
a river in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains to the Black Sea. ab. 875 mi. (1410 km) long. Russian, Dnestr. Rumanian, Nistru.
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