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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Well, well," said Cornelius, "you are a very skilful pilot, John; but I doubt whether you will as safely guide your brother out of the Buytenhof in the midst of this gale, and through the raging surf of popular hatred, as you did the fleet of Van Tromp past the shoals of the Scheldt to Antwerp.
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With a second lock and the deepening of the Scheldt completed last year, the AntwerpPort Authority is responding in an appropriate manner to the increase in the scale of shipping traffic and we are maintaining our position as the number two in Europe.
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A legacy that includes the battlefields of Flanders, Vimy and Amiens, the cold seas of the North Atlantic, the skies over Britain, the beaches of Normandy, and places like Hong Kong, Ortona and the Scheldt.
It is very likely that in the hilly landscape of the middle Scheldt Basin many sites are buried beneath colluvial deposits, like the site of Rebecq-Le Spinoi mentioned by Vanmontfort (2008:150).
Which European port, located on the River Scheldt, is fifty-five miles from the sea?
The moonlit River Scheldt in Act II features real water on stage, with waves audibly lapping the shoreline.