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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)
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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).
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.
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In a gallery of German Expressionism, the sour effect of Ludwig Meidner's 1913 portrait of Max Hermann Neisse was heightened by Horn's mustard-colored photograph.
At this time, Wittenberg found itself in a Sorbian-speaking region, a Slavic territory that already from ancient times stretched between Berlin in the North and Dresden in the South, along the Neisse River.
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The Sorbians are a Slavic minority who have lived in present-day Germany since the sixth century, in an area known as Lausatia in eastern Germany, between the rivers Oder and Neisse.
Owner Fritz Krupp, whose farm is on the German-Polish frontier, can't seem to stop it swimming across the River Neisse and on to Polish territory.
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