What is Danube?

  • (noun): The 2nd longest European river; flows into the Black Sea.
    Synonyms: Danube River


The Danube ( /ˈdænjuːb/ DAN-yoob) is a river in Central Europe, the continent's second longest after the Volga.

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Steamboats On The Danube
... Steamboats on the Danube were, by the end of the 19th century, dominated by the Austrian-based DDSG ... in 1914 and eventually became MAHART, a company which continues to exist in the Danube freight business ...
Steamboats On The Danube - World War II
... By 1935, a new power had appeared through the entire length of the Danube — Nazi Germany, whose new self-propelled barges swiftly moved up and down the river outside Germany's borders, "the pioneers of the ... built of bullet-proof steel." The Germans were held to the Danube as it moved the Roumanian oil in barges from Ploesti back to the Fatherland for use in industry ... Group flew 152 night sorties against Danube shipping and US bombers attacked the river ports by day ...
Letea Forest
... It is located between the Sulina and Chilia branches of Danube in the Danube Delta ... This forest was the initial foundation of the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, which has been declared a World Heritage Site ... This is a Mediterranean plant which finds its most northern refuge in the Danube Delta ...
Lower Danube Metropolitan Area
... The Lower Danube metropolitan area or Galați-Brăila metropolitan area is a proposed metropolitan area project ... An alternate name could be Lower Danube ...
Danube - Cultural Significance
... The Danube is mentioned in the title of a famous waltz by Austrian composer Johann Strauss, An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube) ... The Waves of the Danube (Romanian Valurile Dunării) is a waltz by the Romanian composer Ion Ivanovici (1845–1902) ... Joe Zawinul wrote a symphony about the Danube called Stories of the Danube ...

Famous quotes containing the word danube:

    The Danube to the Severn gave
    The darken’d heart that beat no more;
    They laid him by the pleasant shore,
    And in the hearing of the wave.
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)