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Prut

[proot] /prut/
noun
1.
a river in E Europe, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine along the boundary between Moldavia (Moldova) and Romania into the Danube. 500 miles (800 km) long.
German Pruth [proot] /prut/ (Show IPA).
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  • Prut, tut, said Pantagruel, what doth this fool mean to say?

  • It contains the easternmost ranges of the Carpathians and, between the Siretul and Prut rivers, an area of lower hills and plains.

    Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • Other vowel phenomena should also be noted, for example those exemplified in Prut, Ital.

  • The Prut, flowing along much of the eastern border with the Soviet Union, accounts for most of the remaining navigable mileage.

    Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The fight, short anyhow, dwindled to PrutPrutPrut-PrutPrut.

    Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane
  • PrutPrut—it came out of the bushes on the right—a hundred yards away under a beech tree.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
British Dictionary definitions for Prut

Prut

/Russian prut/
noun
1.
a river in E Europe, rising in SW Ukraine and flowing generally southeast, forming part of the border between Romania and Moldova, to join the River Danube. Length: 853 km (530 miles)
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