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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

/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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Labe

town, west-central Guinea. Located on the Fouta Djallon plateau (at 3,445 feet [1,050 m]) near the source of the Gambia River, it lies at the intersection of roads from Mamou to the Senegal border and from the Guinean towns of Mali, Tougue, and Telimele. Founded in the 1720s by the Dialonke people and named for their chief, Manga Labe, the town became an important political and commercial centre of the 18th- and 19th-century Fulani state of Fouta Djallon.

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