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A river, about 250 km (155 mi) long, rising in the northern Czech Republic and flowing generally north along the border of Germany and Poland to the Oder River.
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1. (Placename) Also called: Glatzer Neisse a river in SW Poland, rising on the northern Czech border, and flowing northeast to join the Oder near Brzeg. Length: about 193 km (120 miles). Polish name: Nysa
2. (Placename) Also called: Lusatian Neisse a river in E Europe, rising near Liberec in the Czech Republic and flowing north to join the Oder: forms part of the German–Polish border. Length: 225 km (140 miles)
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a river in N Europe, flowing N from the NW Czech Republic into the Oder River. 145 mi. (233 km) long.
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In officer camps such as Heidelberg, Neisse and Trier, inmates - who were not forced to work and could collect their pay - were allowed to organise and pay for their cinema.
Archiv fur die Geschichte des Bisthums Breslau, 2 (Neisse, 1852), 234-248, 253-256.
The setting for Grand Budapest Hotel, Inglourious Basterds and The Book Thief, amongst others, Gorlitz sits on the Neisse river right in the far-forgotten corner of Germany, where it bumps up against Poland and the Czech Republic.
Fue fundado en 1909 en Neisse (Silesia) por los sacerdotes Dr.
For example, territorial restructuring after World War II produced the result that on the German-Polish border many cities were separated along Oder and Neisse. Resettlements on the Polish side changed the structure of society on the border.
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And Maria writes in her memoirs, "We hadn't thought of the fact that we wouldn't be among the people we loved, once we had crossed the Neisse River.
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The town on the border between Poland and Germany, newly segmented into two parts, redefined the role of the Lusatian Neisse River, flowing between them.