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

  • A river, about 225 km (140 mi) long, rising in northern Czech Republic and flowing generally north along the border of Germany and Poland to the Oder River.


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  • Konrad E. Bloch was born on 21st January 1912, in Neisse, Upper

    Konrad Bloch - Biography

  • The world may indeed be shrinking and its people becoming an undifferentiated morass, but east of the Oder-Neisse line they are not quite the same as us just yet.

    Stick to buying perfume and forget about kids, Sir Elton

  • There is an answer to that question; but it is not self-evident to everyone east of the Oder-Neisse line.

    The 'Problem of Evil' in Postwar Europe

  • The pontoons were stored at Berlin, Magdeburg and Neisse and were very light weight, being made of thin sheet copper, according to Christopher Duffy.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Either way, there are interesting times ahead for the EU, who has so unwisely expanded beyond the Oder-Neisse line.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Also on Nov. 20, the Control Council approved the transfer of 6,500,000 Germans from Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the German region beyond the Oder-Neisse line, which had been handed to Poland at the Potsdam Conference, pending a peace settlement.

    h. Germany

  • At the Yalta Conference, Poland's eastern territories were reduced approximately to the “Curzon line” of 1919, while its western border, pending a final peace settlement, was extended to the Oder-Neisse line in eastern Germany.

    7. Eastern Europe, 1945-2000

  • The two parties renounced the use of force, and West Germany conditionally recognized the Oder-Neisse line as Poland's western frontier.

    1970, March 19

  • Both sides renounced the use of force for settling disputes, and West Germany conditionally recognized the Oder-Neisse line as the western frontier of Poland.

    1970, Feb. 6

  • With the treaty, the West German government recognized the inviolability of all postwar European boundaries, including specifically the Oder-Neisse line as the western boundary of Poland.

    1970, March 19


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