Danube

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Dānubius, from Proto-Celtic *Danuvios (compare Welsh river name Donwy) or *Dānouyos, an extended form of the river-name *Dānu, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰenh₂- (run, flow). Cognate with Latin fōns (spring), Persian دنیدن(danīdan, to hasten, run), Ossetian дон (don, water), Sanskrit धन्वति (dhánvati, it flows, runs).

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Danube

  1. A river in Europe; flowing 2850 km from the confluence of the Breg and Brigach at Donaueschingen, Germany, into the Black Sea in Romania.
  2. A locale in the United States, named for the river.
    1. A town in New York.
    2. A city in Minnesota.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Dānubius, from Proto-Celtic *Danuvios.

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Danube m

  1. (geography) Danube (river of Europe).