a river in central and SE Europe, flowing E from southern Germany to the Black Sea. 1,725 miles (2,775 km) long.
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How to use Danube in a sentence
The situation became even more complicated when some bands of the Greuthungi Goths, still hounded by the Huns, tried to join their brethren across the Danube.Goths: Germanic Warriors Who Exposed The Roman Empire | Dattatreya Mandal | September 4, 2022 | Realm of History
Only a few of their remnants found refuge in the Danube section under the protection of the Ottoman Sultan.Cossacks: The Remarkable Military Settlers of Russia and Ukraine | Dattatreya Mandal | June 16, 2022 | Realm of History
During the rapid advance down the Danube on Vienna, the fifth corps continued in close support of Murat's cavalry.
The successful crossing of the Danube was soon followed by the decisive battle of Austerlitz.
During that night it crossed the Danube, under cover of the terrific thunderstorm which hid the French advance from the Austrians.
Mr. Ballantyne has blended with the incidents of war on the Danube a story of personal adventure spiritedly told.Blown to Bits | Robert Michael Ballantyne
Upwards of 500 carts came in from the Turkish army to carry stores and provisions towards Shumla and the Danube.The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
British Dictionary definitions for Danube
a river in central and SE Europe, rising in the Black Forest in Germany and flowing to the Black Sea. Length: 2859 km (1776 miles): German name: Donau Czech name: Dunaj Hungarian name: Duna Croatian and Serbian name: Dunav (ˈdunaf) Romanian name: Dunărea
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