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  1. German name of Danube.
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Examples from the Web for donau

Historical Examples

  • On the other side of the Donau you will find the Sclaves and their language.

    The Romany Rye

    George Borrow

  • The islands on beauteous Donau were of all sizes and shapes.

  • So the recruit at the Rhine believed that in his country the Rhine was called Donau.

  • Early morning on the frost-covered grass, the frozen roads, the snap and sparkle of the Donau.

    The Street of Seven Stars

    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • He takes her by the white sides and throws her into the deep Donau, saying, Swim with the stream; we shall not live together.

British Dictionary definitions for donau


  1. the German name for the Danube
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