Elbe


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El·be

 (ĕl′bə, ĕlb)
A river of the Czech Republic and Germany flowing about 1,165 km (725 mi) to the North Sea. It has been a major waterway since Roman times.

Elbe

(ɛlb; German ˈɛlbə)
n
(Placename) a river in central Europe, rising in the N Czech Republic and flowing generally northwest through Germany to the North Sea at Hamburg. Length: 1165 km (724 miles). Czech name: Labe

El•be

(ˈɛl bə, ɛlb)

n.
a river in central Europe, flowing from the W Czech Republic NW through Germany to the North Sea. 725 mi. (1165 km) long. Czech, Labe.
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Noun1.Elbe - a river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North SeaElbe - a river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Translations
Labe
Saxelfur
Elba
エルベ川
Łaba
References in classic literature ?
We then set sail from Archangel the 20th of August, the same year; and, after no extraordinary bad voyage, arrived safe in the Elbe the 18th of September.
Here the young lord took his leave of us, and went up the Elbe, in order to go to the court of Vienna, where he resolved to seek protection and could correspond with those of his father's friends who were left alive.
Lawrence, the Mississippi, the Amazon, the Plata, the Orinoco, the Niger, the Senegal, the Elbe, the Loire, and the Rhine, which carry water from the most civilised, as well as from the most savage, countries!
If we found no civilization there we would return to the North Sea, continue up the coast to the Elbe, and follow that river and the canals of Berlin.
The Angles, Saxons, and Jutes occupied territories in the region which includes parts of the present Holland, of Germany about the mouth of the Elbe, and of Denmark.
As far as I could make out, he had been hustled together with many others on board an emigrant-ship lying at the mouth of the Elbe, too bewildered to take note of his sur- roundings, too weary to see anything, too anxious to care.
[1] A mountain chain in northwestern Germany, between the Elbe and the Weser.
Contract notice: Footbridge across the elbe in hradec krlov III.
ENPNewswire-August 29, 2019--Airbus Helicopters and Elbe Flugzeugwerke take on maintenance activities for the Bundeswehr's NH90 fleet
After decades as a pilot boat used to guide larger ships into Hamburg's port, the Elbe No.
She is a bit of a loner, especially since her best friend, Elbe, moved away to St.
Summary: The German city on the banks of Elbe has reinvented itself from the ashes of Second World War.