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Prut

[proot]
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noun
  1. a river in E Europe, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine along the boundary between Moldavia (Moldova) and Romania into the Danube. 500 miles (800 km) long.
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German Pruth [proot] /prut/.
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Examples from the Web for prut

Historical Examples

  • The fight, short anyhow, dwindled to prutprutprut-prutprut.

    Wounds in the rain

    Stephen Crane

  • The Prut, flowing along much of the eastern border with the Soviet Union, accounts for most of the remaining navigable mileage.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • It contains the easternmost ranges of the Carpathians and, between the Siretul and Prut rivers, an area of lower hills and plains.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • Prut, tut, said Pantagruel, what doth this fool mean to say?

  • PrutPrut—it came out of the bushes on the right—a hundred yards away under a beech tree.

    The Bishop of Cottontown

    John Trotwood Moore


British Dictionary definitions for prut

Prut

noun
  1. a river in E Europe, rising in SW Ukraine and flowing generally southeast, forming part of the border between Romania and Moldova, to join the River Danube. Length: 853 km (530 miles)
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