[ vis-choo-luh ]
/ ˈvɪs tʃʊ lə /
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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/ .
Words nearby Vistula
visor, Visser 't Hooft, vista, vistadome, vistaed, Vistula, visual, visual acuity, visual aid, visual aids, visual album
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How to use Vistula in a sentence
In the later half of the campaign of 1806 he hopelessly failed to make any headway against the Russians east of the Vistula.
The French troops crossed the Vistula at Warsaw, and encountered "the fifth element, mud."
Bonaparte joined his great army on the Vistula, destined to invade Moscow.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The Emperor proceeded at once to station the various corps along the Vistula, with provision and munition depots behind them.
There was an effort late in February to drive the French left wing across the Vistula, but it failed.
British Dictionary definitions for Vistula
/ (ˈvɪstjʊlə) /
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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