- a river in N Europe, flowing N from the NW Czech Republic along part of the boundary between Germany and Poland to the Oder River. 145 miles (233 km) long.
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Lafayette was carted on to Neisse, but the plotting still went on.Lafayette
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Under my feet, so to say, I saw the bombardment of the Town of Neisse.
While you drink your Tokay, know that it comes through Neisse.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.)
Herr Schneeweiss is generally considered in Neisse to be a Jesuit.John Ronge: The Holy Coat Of Treves
His father, a merchant, died in 1845, and three years before that date the family removed to Neisse.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa
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- Also called: Glatzer Neisse (ˈɡlɑːtsə) a river in SW Poland, rising on the northern Czech border, and flowing northeast to join the Oder near Brzeg. Length: about 193 km (120 miles)Polish name: Nysa
- Also called: Lusatian Neisse a river in E Europe, rising near Liberec in the Czech Republic and flowing north to join the Oder: forms part of the German–Polish border. Length: 225 km (140 miles)
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