Solovetsky Islands

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Solovetsky Islands,

Russia: see Solovetski IslandsSolovetski or Solovetsky Islands
, archipelago, c.150 sq mi (390 sq km), N European Russia, in the White Sea at the entrance of Onega Bay. A monastery, built in the first half of the 15th cent., is on the largest island.
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