Black Forest


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Black Forest

A mountainous region of southwest Germany between the Rhine and Neckar Rivers. It is a year-round resort area that is famous for its clock and toy industries.

Black Forest

n
(Placename) the Black Forest a hilly wooded region of SW Germany, in Baden-Württemberg: a popular resort area. German name: der Schwarzwald

Black′ For′est


n.
a wooded mountain region in SW Germany. German, Schwarzwald.
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Noun1.Black Forest - a hilly forest region in southwestern GermanyBlack Forest - a hilly forest region in southwestern Germany
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Translations
Floresta Negra

Black Forest

n
the Black Forest → la Forêt-NoireBlack Forest gateau nforêt-noire f

Black Forest

n the Black Forestla Foresta Nera
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When Harris and I were making a pedestrian tour through the Black Forest, we stopped at a little country inn for dinner one day; two young ladies and a young gentleman entered and sat down opposite us.
Two weeks had not altered her good face, and plainly her heart was in the right place yet, but there was such a difference between these clothes and the clothes I had seen her in before, when she was walking thirty miles a day in the Black Forest, that it was quite natural that I had failed to recognize her sooner.
Castle of Wolfenbach, Clermont, Mysterious Warnings, Necromancer of the Black Forest, Midnight Bell, Orphan of the Rhine, and Horrid Mysteries.
Leaving the thumbless archer and his brood, the wayfarers struck through the scattered huts of Emery Down, and out on to the broad rolling heath covered deep in ferns and in heather, where droves of the half-wild black forest pigs were rooting about amongst the hillocks.
Its cheerless hillocks were all but naked of vegetation, for a never very flourishing growth of heather had recently been burnt right down to the unkindly- looking earth, leaving a dwarf black forest of charred sticks very grim to the eye and heart; while the dull surface of a small lifeless-looking lake added the final touch to the Dead-Sea mournfulness of the prospect.
Some of these good people dwelt in log-huts, with the black forest all around them, on the steep and difficult hillsides.
In far Lithuania they had celebrated Christmas; and it came to him as if it had been yesterday--himself a little child, with his lost brother and his dead father in the cabin--in the deep black forest, where the snow fell all day and all night and buried them from the world.
Binkerhoof saw three as recently as 1792, in the Black Forest, and
The romantic is always intelligent, and I only meant to observe that although we have had foolish romantics they don't count, and they were only so because in the flower of their youth they degenerated into Germans, and to preserve their precious jewel more comfortably, settled somewhere out there--by preference in Weimar or the Black Forest.
Nevertheless, when he came out of the library next morning and saw the wintry trees standing round the frozen pond like a black forest, he felt he might well have been far in the depths of the country.
Ahead of them, a long way off, a range of hills stained by mottlings of black forest flowed away in round white curves against the sky.
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