danube danube  /ˈdæn jub/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the 2nd longest European river (after the Volga); flows from southwestern Germany to the Black Sea

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News

  1. When mighty Danube floods, Europe is shaken

    Aerial view of the highway and buildings that were flooded by the river Danube near Deggendorf, southern Germany, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, Heavy rainfalls caused floods in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Hungary.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Greenwich Citizen

  2. Hungary "Meistersinger" triumphs over flooding Danube

    By Michael Roddy BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The flood-cresting Danube outside Budapest's Bela Bartok concert hall threatened to drown audience, singers, chorus and orchestra alike, but it couldn't dampen the high spirits inside for a new production of Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg". The crowning glory of conductor Adam Fischer's eighth annual "Wagner Days" festival, in Wagner's 200th ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Danube Crests Near Record Level in Budapest

    As the Danube peaked at about 29 feet on Sunday, threatening the flood walls of Budapest, a dike on Germany’s Elbe River burst, forcing 1,200 to flee their homes.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Times

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Quotes

  1. Wogan says, "East of the Danube, they won't be voting for any black singer any day soon."
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Terry Wogan Source: PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

  2. "Today, shipping goods on the Danube is very limited when the potential is enormous," Karla Peijs, the European coordinator for inland waterways, told AFP during a conference on the European Union Danube strategy in Mamaia, Romania.
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Karla Peijs Source: AFP

  3. "Here on the river Danube, Slovaks have long been on the cross-roads of history. You have witnessed the coronations of kings and queens, the signing of peace treaties ...... caught behind the line dividing East from West for so long, Slovakia has...
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Elizabeth II Source: Tlačová agentúra Slovenskej republiky (predplatné)

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