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Danube

Line breaks: Dan¦ube
Pronunciation: /ˈdanjuːb
 
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Definition of Danube in English:

A river which rises in the Black Forest in SW Germany and flows about 2,850 km (1,770 miles) into the Black Sea. It is the second-longest river in Europe after the Volga; the cities of Vienna, Budapest, and Belgrade are situated on it. German name Donau1.

Derivatives

Danubian

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Pronunciation: /daˈnjuːbɪən/
adjective
Example sentences
  • It is the story of the lives and fortunes of the ethnically mixed (Roma and Bulgarian) Romiteli youth football team, aged between 15-16 years, from the Danubian town of Lom in northwestern Bulgaria.
  • The most serious problems facing the two countries have to do with transport, including Danubian navigation, and border crossing.
  • The French firm is also expected to use the cheap river transport on the Danube to supply many of its customers, which are also Danubian countries.

Words that rhyme with Danube

jujube

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