or German Donau or ancient Danubius or Ister geographical name river 1771 miles (2850 kilometers) central & SE Europe flowing SE from SW Germany into Black Sea • Danubian adjective

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  • DANUBE — Par sa longueur (2 850 km), la surface de son bassin versant (805 000 km2) et le volume de son débit moyen (6 500 m3/s en aval), le Danube est le fleuve d’Europe le plus important après la Volga. Il draine le dixième de la superficie du continent …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Danube — Danube, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 529 Housing Units (2000): 223 Land area (2000): 0.483484 sq. miles (1.252217 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.483484 sq. miles (1.252217 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Danube — Danube, Städtischer Bezirk mit Postamt (Posttownship) in der Grafschaft Herkimer des Staates New York (Nordamerika), am Mohawk River u. dem Erie Kanal; 1800 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 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) …   Etymology dictionary

  • danube — Danube, voyez Dunoe …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Danube — [dan′yo͞ob] [Celt Dānuvius < IE dānus , stream (< base * dā , liquid, flow) > DNEPR, DNESTR, DON2, DONETS, DOON] river in S Europe, flowing from the Black Forest in S Germany eastward into the Black Sea: c. 1,770 mi (2,850 km): Bulg.… …   English World dictionary

  • Danube — This article is about the river. For other uses, see Danube (disambiguation). Dunărea redirects here. For other uses, see Dunărea (disambiguation). Coordinates: 45°13′3″N 29°45′41″E /  …   Wikipedia

  • Danube —    The great river (2,850 kilometers long) that traverses the Balkan Peninsula (q.v.), ending in a large delta before entering the Black Sea (q.v.). Along with the Rhine River (q.v.), at least until the Rhine defenses were abandoned in 406, it… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Danube — noun the 2nd longest European river (after the Volga); flows from southwestern Germany to the Black Sea Vienna, Budapest, and Belgrade are on the banks of the Danube • Syn: ↑Danube River, ↑Danau • Instance Hypernyms: ↑river • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Danube — Dan|ube the Danube a long and important river in Eastern Europe. It starts in the Black Forest in Germany and goes through Austria, Hungary, and Romania into the Black Sea …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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