Definition of Ladoga

1. Noun. A lake in northwestern Russia to the north of St. Petersburg; the largest lake in Europe; drains through the Neva River into the Gulf of Finland.

Exact synonyms: Lake Ladoga
Group relationships: Russia, Russian Federation
Generic synonyms: Lake

Definition of Ladoga

1. Noun. Lake Ladoga in Karelia, Russia and Leningrad Oblast, the "Road of Life" during the siege of Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) in 1941-1944. ¹

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Literary usage of Ladoga

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"Hydrographical Survey of Ladoga Lake. Translated from the Russian of A. ... WE arc accustomed to hear that the Ladoga Lake is stormy, full of rocks and ..."

2. Report of Proceedings (1908)
"This canal, commenced in 1719, and concluded in 1731, was first called the Ladoga canal, and subsequently took the name of its illustrious founder. ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"Ladoga, a Russian lake, and the largest in Europe. ... The Ladoga, Siasi, and Svir canals form a continuous lino around the S. and SE of the lake. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The level of Lake Ladoga is 55 feet above the Gulf of Finland, ... No less than sixty rivers eater Lake Ladoga, pouring into it the waters of numberless ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1869)
"Unfortunately there are no reliable data as to the build and size of the vessels employed on the Ladoga at the time it formed part of Russia's most ..."

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