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The southern branch of the Lower Rhine River in southern Netherlands, rising near the German border and flowing about 80 km (50 mi) generally westward to join the Meuse River.
Waal (Dutch waːl)
(Placename) a river in the central Netherlands: the S branch of the Lower Rhine. Length: 84 km (52 miles)
a river in the central Netherlands, flowing W to the Meuse River: the S branch of the lower Rhine. 52 mi. (84 km) long.
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An agreement was reached by the two sides that a neutral corridor be established between the Arnhem-Utrecht railway in the north, and the Waal River
in the south through which food convoys would be given safe passage.
The crossing of the Waal River
in Nijmegen during Operation Market Garden is treated with strategically precise and gory anatomical detail.
In the centuries between the departure of the Romans and the arrival of Napoleon, the people who lived around the delta of the Rhine, the Maas and the Waal rivers
managed pretty much without national boundaries.