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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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