Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river, about 451 km (280 mi) long, of southeast Poland flowing generally north-northwest from the Carpathian Mountains to the Vistula River.

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Examples

  • At that time, the border with Poland followed the course of the San River, to the south-east of here.

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  • The San River, turbid and brown, runs along the Ukrainian border.

    Wildwood

  • We set off again for the San River, now dammed in a massive hydroelecric scheme to create Lake Solina, crossing the lake along the top of the endless dam wall, looking down to one side where the power station hums, and the San continues on its course hundreds of feet below.

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  • And when he galloped up to the edges of the villages, women were apt to be waiting there with their children to see the crazy The last snow of winter covered the ground when the Granicki-Lubonski expedition approached the ancient town of Przemysl, and once the San River was crossed,

    Poland

  • So one night when pregnant Gertruda was returning home in a sleigh, a gang of Cossacks hired by Maria Amalia dashed out, stopped the horses, dragged the pregnant wife onto the snow, strangled her, cut off her head, and pitched her body into the San River.

    Poland

  • They went north - east until they forded the San River, and as they edged ever closer to the scene of battle, they accumulated others on horseback, peasants and gentry alike, riding together as they had always done during troubled times in these historic lands.

    Poland

  • May 16 -- Russians continue to withdraw in West Galicia; they are massing at the San River for a stand; in Bukowina and East Galicia the

    New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915 April-September, 1915

  • May 15 -- The Austro-German troops have now driven the Russians completely from Jaroslau, which they hold firmly, as well as all the towns on the west bank of the San River; the Austrian Tenth Army is now before Przemysl, its native stronghold; the rapid advance of the

    New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915 April-September, 1915

  • May 19 -- The Russian lines along the San River are in danger, the

    New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915 April-September, 1915

  • May 21 -- Russians are rallying along the San River; a desperate battle is in progress below Przemysl; Russians are taking a strong offensive in Poland; official Austrian announcements state that Russian prisoners now in Austrian hands, as a result of the recent fighting, are 194,000; the German official announcement says that General

    New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915 April-September, 1915

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