Sentence Examples with the word neva

Of the Neva), was fought on the banks of the Neva (July 15,1240) against the famous Swedish statesman, Birger Jarl, whom he utterly defeated, besides wounding him with his lance.

Wide), the Little Neva (945 to 1365), and the Great Nevka (280 to 1205), this last, 2 M.

No Neva marshes to be filled; though you must everywhere build on piles of your own driving.

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The Neva (40 m.) flows from Lake Ladoga into the Gulf of Finland.

Along its southern shore, uniting with the Neva at Schlusselburg the mouths of the rivers Volkhov, Syas and Svir, all links in the elaborate system of canals which connect the upper Volga with the Gulf of Finland.

Most of its alluvial burden being deposited in the lakes, the Neva takes a long time to alter its channels or extend its delta.

Lower down breaks up into the Great Neva (850 to 1700 ft.

SCHLUSSELBURG, a town of Russia, in the government of St Petersburg, situated on low ground surrounded by marshes, at the issue of the river Neva from Lake Ladoga, 40 m.

He was tragically drowned while bathing in the Neva in July 1789, a few months after his marriage with a daughter of Albert Euler, son of Leonhard Euler.

According to observations extending from 1706 to 1899, the mean day of the freezing of the Neva is November 25th, the earliest October 28th, the latest January 9th, and the next latest December 26th.