- a river in E Europe, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine along the boundary between Moldavia (Moldova) and Romania into the Danube. 500 miles (800 km) long.
German Pruth [proot] /prut/.
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The fight, short anyhow, dwindled to prut … prut … prut-prut … prut.Wounds in the rain
The Prut, flowing along much of the eastern border with the Soviet Union, accounts for most of the remaining navigable mileage.
It contains the easternmost ranges of the Carpathians and, between the Siretul and Prut rivers, an area of lower hills and plains.
Prut, tut, said Pantagruel, what doth this fool mean to say?Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.
Prut—Prut—it came out of the bushes on the right—a hundred yards away under a beech tree.The Bishop of Cottontown
John Trotwood Moore
- a river in E Europe, rising in SW Ukraine and flowing generally southeast, forming part of the border between Romania and Moldova, to join the River Danube. Length: 853 km (530 miles)
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