[ German el-buh; English elb ]
/ German ˈɛl bə; English ɛlb /
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a river in central Europe, flowing from the W Czech Republic NW through Germany to the North Sea. 725 miles (1,165 km) long.
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Czech La·be [lah-be] /ˈlɑ bɛ/ .
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It occupied Crimea in 1783, Paris in 1814, and advanced to the Elbe in 1945.Central Asia Could Be the Key to Driving a Wedge Between Russia and China|Ian Morris|May 12, 2022|Time
Breakfasted on the banks of the Elbe (omelette aux confitures) and returned to Dresden by boat.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
The vessel glided pleasantly down the Elbe to a village at the mouth of the river some miles below Hamburg.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon
I will walk and talk with you sometimes beside your Elbe, you shall come and dwell with me in Brabant.The Age of Erasmus|P. S. Allen
Austria now sought in the question of the Elbe duchies an occasion for re-establishing her influence in Germany.
The Palace has Gardens delightfully situate by the side of the Elbe.The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume I|Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
British Dictionary definitions for Elbe
/ (ɛlb, German ˈɛlbə) /
a river in central Europe, rising in the N Czech Republic and flowing generally northwest through Germany to the North Sea at Hamburg. Length: 1165 km (724 miles)Czech name: Labe
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