or Dra·ve

[ drah-vuh ]

  1. a river in S central Europe, flowing E and SE from the Alps in S Austria, through NE Slovenia, along a part of the border between Hungary and Croatia into the Danube in Croatia. 450 miles (725 km) long.

  • German Drau [drou]. /draʊ/.

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/ (ˈdrɑːvə) /

  1. a river in S central Europe, rising in N Italy and flowing east through Austria, then southeast along the southern Hungarian border to join the River Danube. Length: 725 km (450 miles): German name: Drau (drau)

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