A river of the Czech Republic and Germany flowing about 1,165 km (725 mi) to the North Sea. It has been a major waterway since Roman times.
River in central Europe, flowing from the NW Czech Republic through Germany into the North Sea at Hamburg: c. 725 mi (1,167 km)
A river of Europe that passes through the Czech Republic and Germany before flowing into the North Sea.
Elbe Sentence Examples
By means of the Stecknitz canal, the Elbe, the principal river, is connected with the Trave.
The chief streams are the Werra, which traverses the south and east of the duchy, and various tributaries of the Main and the Saale, so that Saxe-Meiningen belongs to the basins of the three great rivers Weser, Rhine and Elbe.
Neuwerk and Scharhorn, situated off the mouth of the Elbe, are islands belonging to the state of Hamburg.
For practical studies see official reports on the Mississippi, Rhine, Seine, Elbe and other great rivers.