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  1. 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

  • 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


/ (ˈdænjuːb) /

  1. 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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