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Danube (ˈdænjuːb Pronunciation for Danube

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noun

  1. a river in central and SE Europe, rising in the Black Forest in Germany and flowing to the Black Sea. Length: 2859 km (1776 miles) German name: Donau Czech name: Dunaj Hungarian name: Duna Croatian and Serbian name: Dunav,  (ˈdunaf)  Romanian name: Dunărea

Example Sentences Including 'Danube'

11 June 2004 Vienna: A boat taking mainly American sightseers down the Danube rammed a famous bridge in Vienna, injuring 19 people.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
I did get drunk most afternoons, and, sometimes, in the evening, went to the brothel in Danube Street.
Adair, Tom (Intro) Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories
In June 2003 the same team at the University of Vienna transmitted entangled photons through free space across the river Danube.
New Scientist (2004)
In fact, they would have found more tension in Budapest city centre watching the flooded Danube rising dangerously by the hour.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Next summer, I'm taking a trip on a barge up the Danube , with stops in Budapest, Nuremberg and Prague.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Oh, Grand Union Canal -- blossom-strewn Danube of my blameless dreams.
Edward Docx THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
Or you can go down the Rhine and the Danube all the way to the Black Sea.
Val McDermid THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
RIVER cruising and coach touring are a way to see the Danube and Eastern Europe in a new package with Trafalgar.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2005)
The Grande Armee broke camp and began to march towards the Danube and he ordered the combined fleet to convoy troops to Naples.
French, David The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000

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