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Lena (ˈliːnə Pronunciation for Lena ; Russian ˈljɛnə) 



  1. a river in Russia, rising in S Siberia and flowing generally north through the Sakha Republic to the Laptev Sea by an extensive delta: the longest river in Russia. Length: 4271 km (2653 miles)

Example Sentences Including 'Lena'

ALL MY CHILDREN: Bianca froze at telling Lena about her pregnancy.
Ottawa Sun (2003)
FANS and family of tragic star Lena Zavaroni are hoping she'll send a message from beyond the grave to her old Scots home.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
I wanted to buy her a crocodile but Lena 's bathroom is too small," said Mr Katin.
Megastar (2004)
Lena said, `Aside from the emotional reasons, we felt it was easier.
Martin, April The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting
Mighty mite Richard's dad Pavel is a world martial arts champion and his mum Lena is an aerobics competitor.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
She giggled a little and I snapped my head back up again, terrified that Lena would look over.
Jane Asher LOSING IT (2002)
She was pretty, dark-skinned like her dad but with the aquiline features of a young Lena Horne.
Wood, Ted Snowjob
With a huge effort I managed to control my voice and produce a semblance of normal speech: `How very kind of you, Lena.
Jane Asher LOSING IT (2002)
Yulia and Lena were chosen from 500 hopefuls and Tatu was launched.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)


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