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Vltava

[vuhl-tuh-vuh]
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noun
  1. a river in the W Czech Republic, flowing N to the Elbe. 270 miles (435 km) long.
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German Mol·dau [mawl-dou, mohl-] /ˈmɔl daʊ, ˈmoʊl-/.
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Historical Examples

  • It is said to have taken place on the left bank of the Vltava, on the Hradcany Hill.

    The Story of Prague

    Count Francis Ltzow

  • They settled on the right bank of the Vltava, and, favoured by the Bohemian Sovereigns, increased rapidly.

    The Story of Prague

    Count Francis Ltzow

  • Charles therefore decided on building a new city on the right bank of the Vltava.

    The Story of Prague

    Count Francis Ltzow

  • Unable to arrive there directly, they crossed the Vltava to the Mal Strana, that was then under the rule of the old town.

    The Story of Prague

    Count Francis Ltzow

  • They attempted to cross the Vltava by a ford near the present suburb of Smichov, and many perished in the river.

    The Story of Prague

    Count Francis Ltzow


British Dictionary definitions for vltava

Vltava

noun
  1. a river in the Czech Republic, rising in the Bohemian Forest and flowing generally southeast and then north to the River Elbe near Melnik. Length: 434 km (270 miles)German name: Moldau
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