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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.
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Elbe(ɛlb; German ˈɛlbə)
(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
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El•be(ˈɛl bə, ɛlb)
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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|Noun||1.||Elbe - 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
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