[ German el-buh; English elb ]
/ German ˈɛl bə; English ɛlb /
a river in central Europe, flowing from the W Czech Republic NW through Germany to the North Sea. 725 miles (1165 km) long.
Czech La·be [lah-be] /ˈlɑ bɛ/.
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British Dictionary definitions for elbe river
/ (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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Cultural definitions for elbe river
[ (el-buh, elb) ]
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