Neisse


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Neisse

(nīs`ə), two rivers of SW Poland. The Glatzer Neisse (glät`sər), Pol. Nysa Kłodzka, c.120 mi (190 km) long, rises in the Sudetes, SW Poland, and winds generally NE past Kłodzko to the Oder River near Brzeg. A large dam at Otmuchow serves hydroelectric and irrigation projects. The Lausitzer Neisse (lou`zĭt'sər) or Lusatian Neisse (lo͞osā`shən), Czech Lužická Nisa, Pol. Nysa Łużycka, c.140 mi (230 km) long, rises in the Sudetes, N central Czech Republic, and flows generally N to the Oder River near Guben, Germany. Since 1945 it has formed part of the border between Germany and Poland. Görlitz, Germany, is the chief city on the river. It is also known as Görlitzer Neisse.

Neisse

 

(Polish, Nysa Łużycka; Czech, Lužická Nisa), a river in Western Europe, a left tributary of the Oder (Odra). The river is 256 km long and drains an area of 4,200 sq km. Rising on the southern slopes of the Jizerské Hory in Czechoslovakia, it flows along the western edge of the Sudetes and enters a plain below Görlitz. There are freshets, and the average discharge is about 30 cu m per sec. The largest cities along the river are Liberec in Czechoslovakia, Zittau and Görlitz in the German Democratic Republic, and Gubin in Poland. The river is navigable as far as Gubin. The Neisse forms a large part of the boundary between Poland and the German Democratic Republic.

Neisse

1. a river in SW Poland, rising on the northern Czech border, and flowing northeast to join the Oder near Brzeg. Length: about 193 km (120 miles)
2. a river in E Europe, rising near Liberec in the Czech Republic and flowing north to join the Oder: forms part of the German-Polish border. Length: 225 km (140 miles)
References in periodicals archive ?
The post-war conferences affected the cities by the Oder and Lusatian Neisse Rivers, including Guben.
With the Oder and Neisse rivers serving as the de facto border between Poland and Germany, most of the archdiocese now stood in Poland, with only a small rump extending into the Soviet zone of occupied Germany (the German Democratic Republic, or East Germany, as of 1949).
A burst dam sent a flood wave down the Neisse River separating Germany from Poland, putting parts of the twin cities of the German Polish border underwater.
The town of Bily Kostel nad Nisou, on the Neisse river in the north of the country, was flooded for a second time in a week.
In Germany, the situation is most critical in the state of Saxony, along the Neisse River, which forms the border with Poland.
Umbruskonna vaheviljakad pollumaad ja perifeerne asukoht olid ilmselges vastuolus kalmete ning neisse asetatud panuste rikkusega.
Resulta inacabable la lista de todas las barreras que se erigen ano tras ano en el mundo, reconocen Alexandra Novosseloff y Frank Neisse, dos expertos franceses, autores de Muros entre los hombres, una recopilacion de reportajes que realizaron sobre ocho muros, unos altamente simbolicos, como el que separa a Estados Unidos de Mexico o "la barda de seguridad" israeli, que aisla cada vez mas a los palestinos; otros son injustamente olvidados, como el Berm, una muralla de arena y alambres de puas de 2 mil kilometros construida por Marruecos y que divide en dos el territorio de Sahara Occidental, revindicado como suyo por Rabat.
19) Norman Naimark, The Russians in Germany: A History of the Soviet Zone of Occupation, 1945-1949 (Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1995); Manfred Zeidler, Kriegsende im Osten: Die Rote Armee und die Besetzung Deutschlands ostlich der Oder und Neisse 1944/45 (Bonn: Oldenbourg, 1996).
What he does is when he is away from the hospital, at his office, he can beam into the robot from another location," said Jennifer Neisse, spokeswoman for InTouch Technologies.
However, in Landnahme Hein portrays the intolerant and repressive attitudes exercised in the East by local Germans themselves towards post-war refugees from Silesia and by implication towards others forced out of areas east of the Oder and Neisse rivers.
Churchill with regard to the western frontier and with which he did not agree was that the line should begin from the estuary of the Oder and follow the Oder to where it is joined by the Eastern Neisse.
Dissertationes Inaugurales Selectae, 14) Wroclaw and Gorlitz: Neisse Verlag.