Definition of Onega

1. Noun. Lake in northwestern Russia near the border with Finland; second largest lake in Europe.

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onega

Onchorynchus kisutch
Onchorynchus nerka
Onchorynchus tshawtscha
Oncidium papilio
Oncidium papilio kramerianum
Ondatra zibethica
Ondine's curse
Ondiri disease
Onobrychis viciaefolia
Onobrychis viciifolia
Onoclea sensibilis
Onoclea struthiopteris

Literary usage of Onega

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"It is, however, unconnected with the river onega, which rises in Lake Latcha, ... and flows through Archangel into onega bay, an inlet of the White sea. ..."

2. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"onega, a lake of European Russia, in the government of ... The principal other streams falling into Lake onega are the Migra, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"onega, the largest lake in Europe next to Ladoga, having an area of 3764 sq. m. ... Lake onega lies 125 ft. above the sea. The greatest depths, 318 to 408 ..."

4. Handbook for Travellers in Russia, Poland, and Finland by John Murray (Firm), Thomas Michell (1868)
"Excursion from Kem to onega. Should the steamer not touch at onega on her return from Kem, the traveller can proceed by the high road txi Archangel, ..."

5. Siberia and Central Asia by John Wesley Bookwalter (1899)
"... barges—Statistics of freight traffic on the Volga and onega system—Partiality of Russians for American products and methods. ASTRAKHAN, September, 1898. ..."

6. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the by Richard Hakluyt (1905)
"77 ; on Lake onega, 81 ; no communication in summer between Some and, 82. Powel, Anthony, sergeant-major of Sir Francis Drake ('585) x. ..."

7. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"The west shore of onega bay was triangulated, and on the basis of this triangulation began ... In 1888-89-90-93 were surveyed the bays of onega and Soroka, ..."

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