- a river in the W Czech Republic, flowing N to the Elbe. 270 miles (435 km) long.
German Mol·dau [mawl-dou, mohl-] /ˈmɔl daʊ, ˈmoʊl-/.
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Examples from the Web for vltava
It is said to have taken place on the left bank of the Vltava, on the Hradcany Hill.
They settled on the right bank of the Vltava, and, favoured by the Bohemian Sovereigns, increased rapidly.
Charles therefore decided on building a new city on the right bank of the Vltava.
Unable to arrive there directly, they crossed the Vltava to the Mal Strana, that was then under the rule of the old town.
They attempted to cross the Vltava by a ford near the present suburb of Smichov, and many perished in the river.
- a river in the Czech Republic, rising in the Bohemian Forest and flowing generally southeast and then north to the River Elbe near Melnik. Length: 434 km (270 miles)German name: Moldau
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