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Sit’

 

a river in Kalinin and Yaroslavl oblasts, RSFSR. The Sit’ is 159 km long and drains an area of 1,900 sq km. It rises in the Bezhetskii Verkh upland and empties into the Rybinsk Reservoir. It is fed predominantly by snow. The mean flow rate 19 km from the mouth is 13.4 cu m per sec. The Sit’ freezes between November and the first half of December, and the ice breaks up in April. [23–1431–]

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"Stay in touch." See digispeak. See also Stuffit.
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Summary: New Delhi (India), Aug 1 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday took objection to a member from treasury benches telling a Congress leader to sit down during debate on POCSO amendment bill and said if such a comment is repeated he will ask the concerned member to apologise.