Gudenå go͞o´ᵺənô˝ [key], river, 98 mi (158 km) long, E Jutland, Denmark. The only Danish river of importance, it flows generally north, traversing several lakes, past Silkeborg, then NE past Randers (the chief port) to Randersfjørd and the Kattegat. It is partly navigable and has salmon fisheries.

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