Scheldt

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Scheldt
Kintra Fraunce, Belgium, Netherlands
Physical characteristics
Lenth 350 km (217 mi)

The Scheldt (Dutch Schelde [ˈsxɛldə], French Escaut) is a 350 km[1] lang river in northren Fraunce, wastren Belgium an the soothwastren pairt o the Netherlands. Its name is derived frae an adjective correspondin tae Auld Inglis sceald "shallow", Modren Inglis shoal, Law German schol, Frisian skol, an Swadish skäll "thin".

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