- NYEZHIN or Nezhin, a town of Russia, in the government of Chernigov, 62 m.
- Unyezh, which is supposed to have been the former name of Nyezhin, is mentioned as early as 1147.
- In 1649, after the revolt of Little Russia and its liberation from the Polish rule, Nyezhin was the chief town of one of the most important Cossack regiments.
- (Russ.), (Nyezhin, 1899).