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Vistula

[vis-choo-luh]
noun
  1. a river in Poland, flowing N from the Carpathian Mountains past Warsaw into the Baltic near Danzig. About 650 miles (1050 km) long.
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Polish Wi·sła [vee-swah] /ˈvi swɑ/.German Weich·sel [vahyk-suh l] /ˈvaɪk səl/.
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  • Weichsel is the German group name for these cherries, rather less commonly used than the other two terms.

    The Cherries of New York

    U. P. Hedrick


British Dictionary definitions for weichsel

Weichsel

noun
  1. the German name for the Vistula (def. 1)
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Vistula

noun
  1. 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
  2. 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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