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Elbe

[German el-buh; English elb] /German ˈɛl bə; English ɛlb/
noun
1.
a river in central Europe, flowing from the W Czech Republic NW through Germany to the North Sea. 725 miles (1165 km) long.
Czech Labe
[lah-be] /ˈlɑ bɛ/ (Show IPA)
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  • labe fenced off half the cellar to make a stateroom for the pig.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And I shan't ask labe neither—even if he was where I could ask him, which he ain't.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "Sit still and make yourself comfortable, labe," he went on.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • You see, labe, your wife has got some of what MY wife calls advanced ideas.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "I'm afraid I can't stop to have supper with you, labe," he said.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Every time labe goes on a time seem's if trade was brisker'n it's been for a month.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • When labe's there Is talks to him and labe keeps on thinkin' of somethin' else and so it don't worry him any.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Al, labe—Mr. Keeler here—will start you in larnin' to bookkeep.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • And labe Keeler and I have been doin' our best to make a business man out of you.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for labe

Labe

/ˈlabɛ/
noun
1.
the Czech name for the (River) Elbe

Elbe

/ɛlb; German ˈɛlbə/
noun
1.
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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