river in SC Europe, flowing from the Alps of Austria southeastward through Slovenia & Croatia into the Danube: c. 450 mi (724 km)
or Dra·ve also Drau
A river rising in the Carnic Alps of southern Austria and flowing about 725 km (450 mi) eastward through Slovenia and northern Croatia to the Danube River.
From historical Dravus, itself of unknown origin - either Celtic or Old European.
- The Inter-Allied Commission entrusted with the details was ordered to divide the disputed area into Zone A, mainly south of the river Drava (Drau) and Zone B,.
- The Treaty of Trianon satisfied the most essential claims of Yugoslavia, by dividing the whole Banat (save a small Magyar triangle opposite the city of Szeged) between her and Rumania, and by assigning to her the whole Backa (except Baja and district), part of the Baranya (forming the angle between Drave and Danube) and the Medjumurje (between Drava and Mur).