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or IJs·sel  (ī′səl)
A river, about 115 km (70 mi) long, of eastern Netherlands flowing from the Lower Rhine River northward to the Ijsselmeer.


(ˈaɪsəl; Dutch ˈɛisəl) or


(Placename) a river in the central Netherlands: a distributary of the Rhine, flowing north to the IJsselmeer. Length: 116 km (72 miles)


or Ijs•sel

(ˈaɪ səl)

a river in the central Netherlands flowing N to the IJsselmeer. 70 mi. (110 km) long.
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Noun1.IJssel - a river in the central Netherlands flowing north to the IJsselmeer
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
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Contract notice: Technical questions for the project area for the river IJssel delta.
However, the river IJssel, a branch of the Rhine, kept flowing into the artificial inland bay, thereby steadily decreasing its salinity.
The 345 m long bridge in Cannon dike on the river IJssel is parallel to a railway bridge, with a total base of masonry, with stone clad pillars and abutments.