- a river in Poland, flowing N from the Carpathian Mountains past Warsaw into the Baltic near Danzig. About 650 miles (1050 km) long.
Polish Wi·sła [vee-swah] /ˈvi swɑ/.German Weich·sel [vahyk-suh l] /ˈvaɪk səl/.
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- the Polish name for Vistula (def. 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
- 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