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Danube

[ dan-yoob ]
/ ˈdæn yub /
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noun

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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German Donau. Hungarian Duna. Czech and Slovak Dunaj. Romanian Dunărea.
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Danube
/ (ˈdænjuːb) /

noun

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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