[ US /ˈdænjub/ ]
  1. 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
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How To Use Danube In A Sentence

  • Meanwhile, the evacuation of urban Bulgaria and the lower Danube basin was proceeding according to plan. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE
  • The Danube is one of the principal rivers of Europe.
  • Caesar marched north into the forests that border the Danube River.
  • Charlemagne had established a strong body of troops under a commander who was called a margrave; and for some centuries this city, commanding the Danube, had been deemed one of the strongest defenses of the empire against Mohammedan invasion. The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power
  • Also significant were initiatives related to the Baltic Sea, which is intended to serve as a starter project for other macro-regions in the EU such as the Danube region. SofiaEcho RSS feed
  • They got over the Danube into Wallachia, which is the southern part of modern-day Romania. Filmstalker: Vlad the Imapler gets film
  • This year we viewed the astounding structure of a hydroelectric dam built across the Danube.
  • But all this takes time; and as by degrees the "disagreeables" of the voyage down the Danube will be changed into agreeables, we shall allude no more to the noble traveller's voyage, than to say, that on the 4th of November, a day of more than autumnal beauty, his steamer anchored in the Bosphorus. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843
  • In parts of eastern Kentucky, the pictures coming out of Hungary of the red sludge that roared from a factory's reservoir, downstream into the Danube River, are all too reminiscent of what happened a decade ago this week. Inez Coal Slurry Spill: Toxic Sludge From Massey Facility Still Pollutes Kentucky Town A Decade After Disaster
  • As long as the remote banks of the Niester were considered as the boundary of the Roman power, the fortifications of the Lower Danube were more carelessly guarded, and the inhabitants of Maesia lived in supine security, fondly conceiving themselves at an inaccessible distance from any barbarian invaders. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
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