- a river in Poland, flowing N from the Carpathian Mountains past Warsaw into the Baltic near Danzig. About 650 miles (1050 km) long.
Polish Wi·sła [vee-swah] /ˈvi swɑ/.German Weich·sel [vahyk-suh l] /ˈvaɪk səl/.
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The German troops now also attained the Vistula to the north of the Pilica.
It is then cut into by the estuaries of the Vistula, the Pregel and the Memel.
The main body of the Russian army had to abandon the bank of the Vistula.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
At Frauenburg, near the mouth of the Vistula, he lived the remainder of his life.Pioneers of Science
Do you suppose mother will allow us to cast a wreath into the Vistula?Our Little Polish Cousin
Florence E. Mendel
- 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
- Vistula Lagoon a shallow lagoon on the SW coast of the Baltic Sea, between Danzig and Kaliningrad, crossed by the border between Poland and RussiaGerman name: Frisches Haff Polish name: Wislany Zalew Russian name: Vislinsky Zaliv
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