Pronunciation: (nē'mun; Pol. nye'men), [key]
a river in the W Soviet Union in Europe, flowing into the Baltic: called Memel in its lower course. 565 mi. (910 km) long. Lithuanian, Nemunas. Russian, Neman, Nyeman.
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