Vistula


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Vis·tu·la

 (vĭs′chə-lə, -cho͝o-)
A river of Poland, about 1,050 km (650 mi) long, rising near the border of the Czech Republic and flowing in an arc northeast, northwest, and north to the Gulf of Gdańsk.

Vistula

(ˈvɪstjʊlə)
n
1. (Placename) a river in central and N Poland, rising in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing generally north and northwest past Warsaw and Torun, then northeast to enter the Baltic via an extensive delta region. Length: 1090 km (677 miles). Polish name: Wisla German name: Weichsel
2. (Placename) Vistula Lagoon a shallow lagoon on the SW coast of the Baltic Sea, between Danzig and Kaliningrad, crossed by the border between Poland and Russia. German name: Frisches Haff Polish name: Wislany Zalew Russian name: Vislinsky Zaliv

Vis•tu•la

(ˈvɪs tʃʊ lə)

n.
a river in Poland, flowing N from the Carpathian Mountains into the Baltic. 677 mi. (1089 km) long. Polish, Wisła.
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Noun1.Vistula - a European riverVistula - a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea
Poland, Polska, Republic of Poland - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
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To us, the wish or objection of this or that French corporal to serve a second term appears as much a cause as Napoleon's refusal to withdraw his troops beyond the Vistula and to restore the duchy of Oldenburg; for had he not wished to serve, and had a second, a third, and a thousandth corporal and private also refused, there would have been so many less men in Napoleon's army and the war could not have occurred.
Had Napoleon not taken offense at the demand that he should withdraw beyond the Vistula, and not ordered his troops to advance, there would have been no war; but had all his sergeants objected to serving a second term then also there could have been no war.
Deputy head of the ministry reminded that in relation to the Vistula it was important to sign in December by ministers of the environment, maritime economy and inland waterway and energy agreements on the construction of the barrage on the Vistula below W?
The Vistula Lagoon is a freshwater lagoon on which sea?
The study concerns the Polish perspective and was carried out on the basis of a case study of the city of Torun (a typical post-communist medium-sized city) and a section of the River Vistula within it.
Make Rolf, Imperiale Herrschaft im Weichselland: Das Konigreich Polen im Russischen Imperium (1864-1915) (Imperial Rule in the Vistula Region: The Kingdom of Poland in the Russian Empire [1864-1917]).
Stone presents a history of the westernmost Slaves, set in the wide and fluctuating frontier between the German language and its Slav neighbors, extending roughly from the rivers Elbe and Saale in the west to the upper Oder and lower Vistula in the east.
On Tuesday, Jonny Daniels, the founder of From the Depths, a Jewish organization committed to preserving memories of the Holocaust, particularly in Eastern Europe, walked along the Vistula River in Warsaw, Poland, picking up pieces of stone with Hebrew lettering on it.
In the 1860s the roughly 13,000 Mennonites living in the Vistula Delta (today northern Poland) faced a legislative challenge to their centuries-old exemption from military service.
Situated on the Vistula River, Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.
Ryczek said that the picture, which was taken on the Vistula River in Krakow, Poland, was thought out and planned, News.
Under the new contract Keller will construct access ramps and Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) launching/receiving chambers for a new road tunnel under the Dead Vistula river in Gdansk.