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A river, about 250 km (155 mi) long, rising in the northern Czech Republic and flowing generally north along the border of Germany and Poland to the Oder River.


1. (Placename) Also called: Glatzer Neisse a river in SW Poland, rising on the northern Czech border, and flowing northeast to join the Oder near Brzeg. Length: about 193 km (120 miles). Polish name: Nysa
2. (Placename) Also called: Lusatian Neisse a river in E Europe, rising near Liberec in the Czech Republic and flowing north to join the Oder: forms part of the German–Polish border. Length: 225 km (140 miles)


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a river in N Europe, flowing N from the NW Czech Republic into the Oder River. 145 mi. (233 km) long.
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The town on the border between Poland and Germany, newly segmented into two parts, redefined the role of the Lusatian Neisse River, flowing between them.
Me ei tea tapselt, kuidas valjarandajate hulgad ise neisse suudistustesse suhtusid, samas teame, et eestlased ei kaotanud voorsil oma juuri.
Another reason was certainly that Nixon's detente worked against Americans of Eastern European origins whose foreign policy claims were motivated by anticommunism (whether the nonrecognition of the permanence of the Oder Neisse boundary, the rejection of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization plan to lay a nuclear barrage across Poland and Czechoslovakia in the event of a Soviet aggression against Europe, or the opposition to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe).
Until 1970 the Federal Republic of Germany did not accept their western border with Poland placed on the Oder and Neisse.
Opening the meeting and welcoming guests, Thomas Neisse, Chief Executive Officer of Deka Investment, the investment division of DekaBank, said, "My colleagues and I are very pleased to present DekaBank's expertise today and update you on what we think the prospects for Europe holds.
In the case of Poland, it was agreed to compensate her for the loss of her eastern provinces by granting her a huge portion of eastern Germany, all the way to the Rivers Oder and Neisse.
259, 262-64 (2005) (describing the debate over and ultimate concession of substantial Polish territory, namely lands east of the Oder and Neisse rivers, to the Soviet Union).
Die Slawen in Deutschland: Geschichte und Kultur der slawischen Stamme westlich von Oder und Neisse vom 6.
He hoped to assign a large swath of German land east of the Oder and Neisse rivers--including almost all of Silesia--to a resurrected Polish state.
The town of Bily Kostel nad Nisou, on the Neisse river in the north of the country, was flooded for a second time in a week.