[German el-buh; English elb]
- a river in central Europe, flowing from the W Czech Republic NW through Germany to the North Sea. 725 miles (1165 km) long.
Czech La·be [lah-be] /ˈlɑ bɛ/.
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Examples from the Web for elbe
If you remember the Elbe going down, you won't ask what became of him.The House Under the Sea
Sir Max Pemberton
He took his hat and escaped from the Hotel and walked along the Elbe all alone.Kept in the Dark
They settled on the upper Elbe, and in the north of Germany.The Story of Russia
R. Van Bergen, M.A.
They run from the Grosse Garten, which they include, all the way to the Elbe.
Portions of Italy, and other territory beyond the Elbe, were conquered.Down the Rhine
- a river in central Europe, rising in the N Czech Republic and flowing generally northwest through Germany to the North Sea at Hamburg. Length: 1165 km (724 miles)Czech name: Labe
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