Definitions for danubeˈdæn yub

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Danube, Danube River, Danau(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"

Wiktionary

  1. Danube(ProperNoun)

    A river of Europe, which arises in Germany, and flows 2850 km (1775 miles) to the Black Sea in Romania.

  2. Origin: Danubius, from Celtic Danuvios (compare Welsh river name Donwy), from Pre-Celtic *Dāne/ou̯i̯os, from *dhen 'run, flow'; akin to Latin fons 'spring', Persian دنیدن 'to hasten, run', Ossetian дон 'water', Sanskrit धन्वति 'it flows, runs'.

Freebase

  1. Danube

    The Danube is a river in Central Europe, the continent's second longest after the Volga. Classified as an international waterway, it originates in the town of Donaueschingen which is in the Black Forest of Germany at the confluence of the rivers Brigach and Breg. The Danube then flows southeast for 2,872 km, passing through four Central European capitals before emptying into the Black Sea via the Danube Delta in Romania and Ukraine. Once a long-standing frontier of the Roman Empire, the river passes through or touches the borders of ten countries: Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Austria, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Croatia, Ukraine, and Moldova. Its drainage basin extends into nine more.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alfred Galik:

    Camels are alien species in Europe and Austria, [and] the town of Tulln is closely situated to the large river/stream of the Danube.

  2. Jason Case:

    We returned to Austria and visited the Vienna Opera House. Amyeven bungee jumped from the Danube Tower (the Fast Forward task in Leg 6 we weren't able to complete because of inclement weather).

  3. Joe Taets:

    By becoming full owners of these facilities on the Black Sea, we're building on the investments we have made in our Danube River network since 2011, which enhances our origination, logistics and export capabilities in Eastern Europe.

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