Definition of Elbe river

1. Noun. A river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea.

Exact synonyms: Elbe
Group relationships: Europe
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elbe River

Elanus leucurus
Elaphe
Elaphe guttata
Elaphe obsoleta
Elaphurus
Elaphurus davidianus
Elastoplast
Elateridae
Elaut's triangle
Elavil
Elazig
Elba
Elbasan
Elbaz
Elbe
Elbe River
Elbert
Elbie
Elbrus
Elcesaite
Elcesaites
Elchasaite
Elchasaites
Eleanor
Eleanor Gwyn
Eleanor Gwynn
Eleanor Gwynne
Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleatic

Literary usage of Elbe river

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1. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"... Worship of Hertha — Extent of Heligoland in the Seventh, Thirteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries — elbe river ..."

2. A Chronological History of the Origin and Development of Steam Navigation by George Henry Preble, John Lipton Lochhead (1883)
"The weight of the chain placed in the elbe river exceeds ten million kilograms. ... The elbe river rises in Austria (Bohemia) and flows through the central ..."

3. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"It will therefore be seen that Altona had elbe river water plus Hamburg's sewage. Altona, however, first filtered this water by the slow sand process; ..."

4. Vincent d'Indy, sa vie et son �uvre by Milton Joseph Rosenau, Louis Borgex (1913)
"Hamburg and Altona were both furnished with water from the elbe river, which is a grossly polluted stream. Both the cities of Hamburg and Altona rest upon ..."

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