Don, a river of the West Riding of Yorkshire, rising in the Penistone moors on the borders of Derbyshire and Cheshire, and running 70 miles SE. and NE. past Sheffield, Rotherham, Don-caster, and Thorne, to the Ouse at Goole.

Don

Don, a salmon-river of Aberdeenshire, rising close to the Banffshire boundary in a peat-moss 1980 feet above sea-level, and winding 82 miles eastward to the German Ocean, 1 mile NE. of Old Aberdeen, and not far below the ' Auld Brig o' Balgownie' (c. 1320), commemorated in Byron's Don Juan. Its chief affluent is the Ury.

Don

Don (anc. Tanais), a river of Russia, having its source in a small lake in the government of Tula, and flowing 1125 miles southward through the governments of Tula, Riazan, Tambov, Voronej, and the country of the Don Cossacks, till it enters the Sea of Azov by several mouths, of which the Aksai is the most considerable. Among its affluents are the Voronej, Donetz, Khoper, and Medvieditza. The Don is navigable for large boats below Voronej, and in its upper course is connected by canal and railway with the Volga. Its waters abound in fish.