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Elbe

[German el-buh; English elb] /German ˈɛl bə; English ɛlb/
noun
1.
a river in central Europe, flowing from the W Czech Republic NW through Germany to the North Sea. 725 miles (1165 km) long.
Czech Labe
[lah-be] /ˈlɑ bɛ/ (Show IPA)
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  • labe, when Robert Penfold was lost and gone for all them months all hands thought he was dead, didn't they?

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • And I shan't ask labe neither—even if he was where I could ask him, which he ain't.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Al, labe—Mr. Keeler here—will start you in larnin' to bookkeep.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • You see, labe, your wife has got some of what MY wife calls advanced ideas.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • labe was sorry, too, I don't doubt, when his bedtime went by and he kept runnin' afoul of one of your mistakes after another.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Every time labe goes on a time seem's if trade was brisker'n it's been for a month.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • labe's a mighty faithful, capable feller, and now that he's sworn off on those vacations of his he can be trusted anywheres.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • labe came hurryin' over here just after supper and told me the whole thing.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • labe slowly spread open the paper; the big black headlines shrieked the crime aloud.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for labe

Labe

/ˈlabɛ/
noun
1.
the Czech name for the (River) Elbe

Elbe

/ɛlb; German ˈɛlbə/
noun
1.
a river in central Europe, rising in the N Czech Republic and flowing generally northwest through Germany to the North Sea at Hamburg. Length: 1165 km (724 miles) Czech name Labe
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