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Elbe

[German el-buh; English elb]
noun
  1. a river in central Europe, flowing from the W Czech Republic NW through Germany to the North Sea. 725 miles (1165 km) long.
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Czech La·be [lah-be] /ˈlɑ bɛ/.
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Examples from the Web for labe

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  • Labe fenced off half the cellar to make a stateroom for the pig.

    Thankful's Inheritance

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • And I shan't ask Labe neither—even if he was where I could ask him, which he ain't.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • You see, Labe, your wife has got some of what MY wife calls advanced ideas.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "Sit still and make yourself comfortable, Labe," he went on.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "I'm afraid I can't stop to have supper with you, Labe," he said.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

    Joseph C. Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for labe

Labe

noun
  1. the Czech name for the (River) Elbe
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Elbe

noun
  1. 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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