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Rhine

 (rīn)
A river of western Europe rising in eastern Switzerland and flowing about 1,320 km (820 mi) north and northwest through Germany and the Netherlands to the North Sea. A major route for travel and commercial shipping, it has historically been of great economic and military importance.

Rhine

(raɪn)
n
(Placename) a river in central and W Europe, rising in SE Switzerland: flows through Lake Constance north through W Germany and west through the Netherlands to the North Sea. Length: about 1320 km (820 miles). Dutch name: Rijn French name: Rhin German name: Rhein

Rhine

(raɪn)

n.
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.Rhine - United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)
2.Rhine - a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the worldRhine - 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
Translations
Rýn
Rejno
Rein
Rein
Rajna
Rín
Rhenus
Ren
Rhen

Rhine

[raɪn]
A. N the Rhineel Rin
B. CPD Rhine wine Nvino m blanco del Rin

Rhine

[ˈraɪn] n
the Rhine → le Rhin

Rhine

nRhein m; Rhine wineRheinwein m

Rhine

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Rhineland
nRheinland nt
Rhinelander
nRheinländer(in) m(f)
rhinestone
nRheinkiesel m

Rhine

[raɪn] n the Rhineil Reno
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The players are in a hidden orchestra-pit of Bayreuth-like proportions, above which the tiny stage is cunningly given dimensions which seem to make it vast: swinging grids over which characters climb and watch the action below, a raised circular ramp which creates telling perspectives, a cyclorama where simple lighting gobos suggest Wery furnaces and rising and falling Rhinewaters.