from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river of Poland, about 1,091 km (678 mi) long, rising near the border of the Czech Republic and flowing in an arc northeast, northwest, and north to the Gulf of Gdańsk.
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- proper n. The longest river in Poland, that flows into the Baltic Sea.
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- n. a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea
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First, of course, a new timber bridge has to be flung across, and the Vistula is a good two hundred yards wide here and the river was high.
The Vistula is the backbone of Poland, and, from its source in the
A facile reasoning would be that Russia, unlike Soviet Union of yore, would have to start by massing her forces in Belorus, then to cross a number of major rivers, Nemen, Vistula, Oder and Elbe, race through Saxony and Thuringia, and only after that 1000 mile long obstacle course could enter Fulda gap.
Soviet conquest was narrowly averted in a 1920 battle on the outskirts of Warsaw, now known as "the miracle on the Vistula".
A frightened, shivering dog was rescued after floating 75 miles on an ice floe down Poland's Vistula River and into the Baltic Sea, officials said Thursday.
This floating platform on the Vistula River aims to empower citizens toward environmental clean-up, and apparently would work on any body of water with enough local bodies willing to pedal for their potables.
Further north, in Warsaw, water levels on the Vistula river were expected to peak Friday.
In 1949 he moved to Canada, where he has published fifteen books in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English, including a novel, seven poetry collections, and the memoir Stepchild on the Vistula.
"Miracle of the Vistula," Pilsudski split the Bolshevik armies, forcing the Soviets to fall back and relinquish their Polish conquests.
As they made their way across the Vistula and through Warsaw's eastern suburbs, Simchovitch and Rosenfarb had a long disagreement about which way to go.