Bodrog


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Bodrog

 

a river in Czechoslovakia and Hungary; a right tributary of the Tisza (Tisa). Length, 267 km; basin area, 13,600 sq km. Formed from the confluence of the Latoritsa and Laborec rivers, which rise in the Carpathians. It flows in a winding bed through the central Danubian plain. High water is in spring; there are freshets in summer. The Bodrog is navigable and is used for the flotation of timber.

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