Danube

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Latin Dānubius, from Proto-Celtic *Danuvios (compare Welsh river name Donwy), from Pre-Celtic *Dāne/ou̯i̯os, from Proto-Indo-European *dhen- (run, flow); akin to Latin fōns (spring), Persian دنیدن (danīdan, to hasten, run), Ossetian дон (don, water), Sanskrit धन्वति (dhanvati, it flows, runs).

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Danube

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

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