Scheldt
geographical name see Schelde

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  • Scheldt — [skhel′dəskelt] river flowing from N France through Belgium and the Netherlands into the North Sea: c. 270 mi (435 km): Du. name Schelde [skhel′də] …   English World dictionary

  • Scheldt — Infobox River | river name = Scheldt caption = The Scheldt in Antwerp origin = France mouth = North Sea coord|51|25|51|N|3|31|44|E|name=North Sea Scheldt|display=inline,title basin countries = France, Belgium, Netherlands length = 350 km (217 mi) …   Wikipedia

  • SCHELDT —    an important river of Belgium and Holland, rises in the French dep. of Aisne, and flows northwards past Cambrai (its highest navigable point) and Valenciennes, entering Belgium a little S. of Tournay and continuing northward, with Oudenarde,… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Scheldt — noun a river that rises in France and flows northeast across Belgium and empties into the North Sea • Syn: ↑Scheldt River • Instance Hypernyms: ↑river • Part Holonyms: ↑France, ↑French Republic, ↑Belgium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scheldt — /skelt/, n. a river in W Europe, flowing from N France through W Belgium and SW Netherlands into the North Sea. 270 mi. (435 km) long. Flemish, Schelde /skhel deuh/. French, Escaut. * * * …   Universalium

  • Scheldt — noun River flowing through France, Belgium and The Netherlands …   Wiktionary

  • Scheldt — river, N France, Belgium and the Netherlands; 270 mi. long …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Scheldt — [[t]skɛlt[/t]] n. geg a river in W Europe, flowing from N France through W Belgium and SW Netherlands into the North Sea. 270 mi. (435 km) long. Flemish, Schel•de [[t]ˈsxɛl də[/t]] French,Escaut …   From formal English to slang

  • Scheldt — /ʃɛlt/ (say shelt) noun a river flowing from northern France through western Belgium and south western Netherlands into the North Sea. About 435 km. Flemish, Schelde /ˈskɛldə (say skelduh). French, Escaut …   Australian English dictionary

  • Scheldt (Schelde) —    River that has long been an important route of transport in the Low Countries. Other rivers in the same delta are the Rhine, Waal, and Meuse (Maas). During the Revolt against Spanish rule, the northern provinces were able to maintain an effec… …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

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