- a river in the W Soviet Union in Europe, flowing into the Baltic: called Memel in its lower course. 565 miles (910 km) long.
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Historical Examples of niemen
By September 23, 1914, Rennenkampf had completed his retreat behind the Niemen.
"The withdrawal of your army beyond the Niemen, sire," replied Balashev.
So now you want me to retire beyond the Niemen—only the Niemen?
Boris was among the few present at the Niemen on the day the two Emperors met.
The Niemen army had to retreat rapidly to escape destruction.
- the Polish name for the Neman