Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


(Placename) the Hungarian name for the Danube
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈdæn yub)

a river in central and SE Europe, flowing E from S Germany to the Black Sea. 1725 mi. (2775 km) long. German, Donau. Hungarian, Duna. Czech and Slovak, Dunaj. Romanian, Dunărea.
Dan•u′bi•an, adj.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Among the options being considered: "Duna", meaning "world" in Swahili; "Kibali", a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and "Phinda", the name of the reserve where her father resides.
The men's karate team comprises of Tlotlang Ponatshego, Ofentse Bakwadi and Thebe Duna
KASUR -- A man killed his wife with a pointed instrument over a petty argument at Duna Betun here the other day.
In his remarks, the Chairman of the committee and the Acting Director-General/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NBRRI, Professor Samson Duna, noted that the impact of collapse building affected entire human fabrics, causing psychological trauma, loss of lives and properties, loss of government revenue, with victims being rendered homeless apart from suffering permanent disabilities
Adnan Ashraf, 35, his 16-month old son Mohammed, Vlasta Dunova, 41, and Miroslav Duna, 50, died.
The MSAMF is the cooperation of the two Hungarian government media, namely Duna Mediaszolgaltato (DUNA) and Magyar Tavirati Iroda (MTI).
Gamay lang akong panahon aron magsusi kon duna bay mga e-mail nga akong nadawat sa milabay nga lima ka adlaw.
"Tungod kay duna pay order si DILG nga wala niya tumana, nga dapat dili ka pwede mo-function as mayor kay detainado ka (Because DILG has issued an order that Regencia did not obey, that you should not function as mayor as you are in detention)," said Leo Zaragoza, one of Regencia's lawyers.
Due to the immense width of the imminent downstream channel of the Danube, which receives nearly 98 per cent of the river's water, he plans on leading us on a slightly more humble route, along the neighbouring Mosoni Duna, the 'Little Danube', what appears on our map as an impossibly tight and winding stream.