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Sambre

[ French sahn-bruh ]
/ French ˈsɑ̃ brə /
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noun

a river in W Europe, flowing NE through N France and S Belgium into the Meuse at Namur: battle 1918. 120 miles (193 km) long.

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Sambre
/ (French sɑ̃brə) /

noun

a river in W Europe, rising in N France and flowing east into Belgium to join the Meuse at Namur. Length: 190 km (118 miles)
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