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or Dra·ve  (drä′və) also Drau (drou)
A river rising in the Carnic Alps of southern Austria and flowing about 725 km (450 mi) eastward through Slovenia and northern Croatia to the Danube River.
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(ˈdrɑːvə) or


(Placename) a river in S central Europe, rising in N Italy and flowing east through Austria, then southeast along the southern Hungarian border to join the River Danube. Length: 725 km (450 miles). German name: Drau
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(ˈdrɑ və)

a river in S central Europe, flowing E and SE from the Alps in S Austria, through NE Slovenia, along a part of the border between Hungary and Croatia, into the Danube in Yugoslavia. 450 mi. (725 km) long.
German, Drau (draʊ)
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