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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 periodicals archive ?
The locations were the LuZnice site (the Bechyne River, river km 11), the Topelec site (the Otava River, river km 20), the Nespeky site (the Sazava River, river km 27.5 km), the Srbsko site (the Berounka River, river km 29), the Zeldn site (the Vltava River, river km 5), the Obnstvi site (the Labe River, river km 122), the Schmilka site (the Labe River, river km 21), the Zidlochovice site (the Svratka River, river km 23), the Pohansko site (the Dyje River, river km 16), the Lanzhot site (the Morava River, river km 9.5), and the Bohumin site (the Odra River, river km 9).
Across the region, the official death toll rose to 11 as Czech emergency services recovered the body of a man from the swollen Male Labe river in the northern Krkonose mountain range, near the border with Poland.
Zone A was a forested floodplain along the Labe River between Obristvi-Kly and Lobkovice-Kozly (11 villages), with large quantities of mosquitoes.