[ ee-broh; Spanish e-braw ]

  1. a river flowing southeast from northern Spain to the Mediterranean. About 470 miles (755 km) long.

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How to use Ebro in a sentence

  • The French troops, strung out in a great semicircle on the Ebro, were quickly concentrated.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • This was the explanation of the appalling armaments in northern Spain, beyond the Ebro.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
  • To the west is the valley of the small river Bayas, which converges towards the Zadorra, joining the Ebro just above it.

    Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
  • I first set out from the city of Saragossa, and proceeded down the river Ebro to Tortosa.

  • The distant sentinel walks with a firmer tread on the banks of the Ebro, having heard that the Duke has arrived at head quarters.

    The Claims of Labour | Arthur Helps

British Dictionary definitions for Ebro


/ (ˈiːbrəʊ, Spanish ˈeβro) /

  1. the second largest river in Spain, rising in the Cantabrian Mountains and flowing southeast to the Mediterranean. Length: 910 km (565 miles)

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