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Pechenga Syllabification: Pe·chen·ga
Pronunciation: /pəˈCHeNGɡə/ /pyiˈCHyenɡə/

Definition of Pechenga in English:

A region of northwestern Russia that lies west of Murmansk on the border with Finland. Formerly part of Finland, it was ceded to the former Soviet Union in 1940. It was known by its Finnish name, Petsamo, from 1920 until 1944.

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