Scheldt


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Scheldt

 (skĕlt)
A river rising in northern France and flowing about 435 km (270 mi) generally northeast across western Belgium and southwest Netherlands into the North Sea.

Scheldt

(ʃɛlt; skɛlt)
n
(Placename) a river in W Europe, rising in NE France and flowing north and northeast through W Belgium to Antwerp, then northwest to the North Sea in the SW Netherlands. Length: 435 km (270 miles). Flemish and Dutch name: Schelde French name: Escaut

Scheldt

(skɛlt)

n.
a river in W Europe, flowing from N France through W Belgium and SW Netherlands into the North Sea. 270 mi. (435 km) long. Flemish, Schel•de (ˈsxɛl də) French, Escaut.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Scheldt - a river that rises in France and flows northeast across Belgium and empties into the North SeaScheldt - a river that rises in France and flows northeast across Belgium and empties into the North Sea
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Translations
Шелда
Escalda
Šelda
Schelde
Schelde
Skeldo
Schelde
סכלדה
Scheldt folyó
Schelda
スヘルデ川
스헬더 강
Scaldis
Schelde
Skalda
EscaldaRio Escalda
Escaut
Šelda
Schelde
Шельда

Scheldt

[ʃelt] NEscalda m
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