Vltava (Czech ˈvltava)
- a river in the Czech Republic, rising in the Bohemian Forest and flowing generally
southeast and then north to the River Elbe near Melnik. Length: 434 km (270 miles) German name: Moldau
Example Sentences Including 'Vltava'
The first item, Vltava , Smetana's portrait of the river flowing through Prague, is the most famous of the six tone poems in My Country.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
The man hit a bridge while parasailing on the Vltava River in the city.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The swollen Vltava River burst its banks and swamped historic palaces and other buildings.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Whatever the cause, John of Nepomuk was seized by his murderers, bound, gagged and thrown into the river Vltava to drown.
COLLINS DICTIONARY OF SAINTS (2004)
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