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Vistula

[ vis-choo-luh ]
/ ˈvɪs tʃʊ lə /
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noun

a river in Poland, flowing N from the Carpathian Mountains past Warsaw into the Baltic near Danzig. About 650 miles (1,050 km) long.

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Polish Wi·sła [vee-swah] /ˈvi swɑ/ . German Weich·sel [vahyk-suhl] /ˈvaɪk səl/ .
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Vistula
/ (ˈvɪstjʊlə) /

noun

a river in central and N Poland, rising in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing generally north and northwest past Warsaw and Torun, then northeast to enter the Baltic via an extensive delta region. Length: 1090 km (677 miles)Polish name: Wisla German name: Weichsel
Vistula Lagoon a shallow lagoon on the SW coast of the Baltic Sea, between Danzig and Kaliningrad, crossed by the border between Poland and RussiaGerman name: Frisches Haff Polish name: Wislany Zalew Russian name: Vislinsky Zaliv
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