Neisse (nĪsˈə) [key], two rivers of SW Poland. The Glatzer Neisse glätˈsər, 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 louˈzĭtˌsər or
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