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  1. a river flowing E from W Slovenia, through Croatia to the Danube at Belgrade, Serbia. 450 miles (725 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for sava

Historical Examples

  • The battered giant in the Sava released a cloud of steam from his car.

    Golden Lads

    Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason

  • He was secretly delivered over to a merchant of Sava in Persia who educated him.

    Rulers of India: Albuquerque

    Henry Morse Stephens

  • In the second picture were the Rivers Drava and Sava naked, with their vases.

  • Rastko, known in the Church as Sava and afterwards canonized, was a man of active temperament—a statesman as well as a churchman.

    Serbia: A Sketch

    Helen Leah Reed

  • There are many other cities, such as the city of Sava on the Nile, where the emperor ordinarily resides during the summer.

British Dictionary definitions for sava


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  1. a river in SE Europe, rising in NW Slovenia and flowing east and south to the Danube at Belgrade. Length: 940 km (584 miles)
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