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(Placename) the German name for the Rhine



a river flowing from SE Switzerland through Germany and the Netherlands into the North Sea. 820 mi. (1320 km) long. German, Rhein. French, Rhin (r a n).Dutch, Rijn.
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Noun1.Rhein - a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the worldRhein - a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
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
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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Fraulein Hedwig sang several songs, Fraulein Anna played the Wedding March, and the Professor sang Die Wacht am Rhein.
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Christopher Mitchell was named president and general manager of Rhein Chemie, a supplier of additives, specialty chemicals and service products for the rubber, lubricant and plastics industries.
During this year's Tyre Technology Expo, Rhein Chemie was announced the winner of the 'Supplier of the Year to the Tyre Industry' award.
Cestyll a rhamant, rhyfel a heddwch - mae taith ar hyd Afon Rhein yn daith trwy dalp o hanes Ewrop.
Ludwigshafen am Rhein is one of the most important industrial locations in southwestern Germany.
European Command (USEUCOM) needed assistance in customs clearing commercial air cargo following the closure of Rhein Main Air Base in 2005, SDDC, with help from U.
The Polyurethane/Plastics Division of Rhein Chemic Rheinau GmbH in Mannheim-Rheinau, Germany, has developed the Stabaxol range of carbodiimides for use as hydrolysis stabilizers in adhesives, where they improve performance and lengthen service life.
Since 1988, LSP's management has invested in over 40 companies, and has contributed to the launch of biotech companies such as Qiagen, Rhein Biotech and Crucell.
Dynavax Technologies Corporation (Berkeley, CA) announced its plan to acquire biopharmaceutical and vaccine manufacturer Rhein Biotech GmbH in a cash transaction of approximately $12 million.
I played there last season for the Claymores against Rhein Fire in front of 44,000 fans and it was awesome.