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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.
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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
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Vis•tu•la(ˈvɪs tʃʊ lə)
a river in Poland, flowing N from the Carpathian Mountains into the Baltic. 677 mi. (1089 km) long. Polish, Wisła.
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