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.
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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 ..."