Share this entry

Neisse Syllabification: Neis·se
Pronunciation: /ˈnīsə/

Definition of Neisse in English:

1A river in central Europe that rises in the north of the Czech Republic and flows over 140 miles (225 km) north, forming the southern part of the border between Germany and Poland (the Oder-Neisse Line) and joining the Oder River northeast of Cottbus. German name Lausitzer Neisse; Polish name Nysa.
2A river in southern Poland that rises near the border with the Czech Republic and flows 120 miles (195 km) northeast, through the town of Nysa, and joins the Oder River southeast of Wrocław. German name Glatzer Neisse.

Definition of Neisse in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources