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Drina

(drē`nä), river, c.285 mi (460 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Piva and Tara rivers of Montenegro. It flows generally N through Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Sava River. There are several high dams on the Drina and its headstreams. Višegrad, a major city along the river, is the setting of the historical novel The Bridge on the Drina by 1961 Nobel Prize winner Ivo Andrić.

Drina

 

DRIN A, a river in Yugoslavia, a right tributary of the Sava (the Danube Basin). It is 460 km long, with a basin area of 19,600 sq km. Its sources are in the mountains of Montenegro. It flows primarily through a narrow, deep and, in places, forested valley. Below the mouth of the Lim River there are waterfalls. There is high water in the spring and flash flooding in the autumn and winter. In the lower reaches the water flows at an average rate of 341 cu m per sec. There is a hydroelectric power plant on the river.

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The newly created Austro-Hungarian 62nd Infantry Division, although equipped for mountain warfare, lacked the combat power to force a crossing of the Drina River.
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Drina C Yue, managing director and senior vice president of Western Union's Asia Pacific branch, said, 'Customers in Myanmar can for the first time receive money in minutes from friends and family, regardless of where they are sending the money from.
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En su ultimo capitulo ("Post scriptum sobre el viejo puente") la autora hace hincapie en el espacio y no tanto en el habla a que se referia en los capitulos anteriores, sino que el espacio tiene un arquetipo: es una descripcion de un puente en la novela de Ivo Andric, El puente sobre el Drina.