Danube

Danube

[dan-yoob]
noun
a river in central and SE Europe, flowing E from southern Germany to the Black Sea. 1725 miles (2775 km) long.
German Donau.
Hungarian Duna.
Czech and Slovak Dunaj.
Romanian Dunărea.
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Danube (ˈdænjuːb)
 
n
German name: Donau, Czech name: Dunaj, Hungarian name: Duna, Croatian and Serbian name: Dunav, Romanian name: Dunărea a river in central and SE Europe, rising in the Black Forest in Germany and flowing to the Black Sea. Length: 2859 km (1776 miles)

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Danube
major river of Europe (Ger. Donau, Hungarian Duna, Rus. Dunaj), from L. Danuvius, from Celtic *danu(w)-yo-, from PIE *danu- "river" (cf. Don, Dnieper, Dniester).
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