elbe elbe  /ˈɛlb/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea

News

  1. Germany: Elbe surges north, thousands evacuated

    BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of homes are being evacuated along Germany's Elbe River as waters threaten to break through levees protecting several north German towns.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Swollen Elbe River breaches new levee, forces 10 village evacuations

    BERLIN—The swollen Elbe River breached another levee early Monday on its relentless march toward the North Sea, forcing German authorities to evacuate 10 villages and shut down one of the country’s main railway routes.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Texarkana Gazette

  3. Swollen Elbe River breaches new levee in Germany

    The swollen Elbe River breached another levee early Monday on its relentless march toward the North Sea, forcing German authorities to evacuate 10 villages and shut down one of the country's main railway ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  • "Instead of costly navigation levels that can, on top of that, damage nature, we should rather seek alternatives how to develop navigation on the Elbe in another way. A number of European countries have already started to adapt ships to rivers and...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Martin Bursik Source: Czech Happenings

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