Eifel


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Ei·fel

 (ī′fəl)
A hilly region of western Germany west of the Rhine River. The barren area has limestone moors and crater lakes.
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Eifel

(ˈaɪfəl; German ˈaifəl)
n
(Placename) a plateau region in W Germany, between the River Moselle and the Belgian frontier: quarrying
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For more than 130 years, Eifel Tower has remained an iconic structure in the world with millions of visitors flocking into Paris see the tower every year.
While ISIS is fading in Kurdistan, it wants to put out the shining sun on the Eifel Tower of Paris.
COVERED WITH LARGE, dense forests, with terrain as difficult as any in the Ardennes, the Eifel presented serious challenges to an attacking army.
Later, jeremejevite microcrystals were also found at numerous localities in the Eifel Mountains, including Wannenkopfe near Ochtendung, the Herchenberg Mountains near Burgbrohl, and Niveligsberg Mountain near Drees.
In an interesting comparison with Stefan Andres as a writer of the Mosel region, Guntermann convincingly argues that Heimat discourse offers the context most likely to generate interest in Viebig as author of the Eifel novels and stories which explore with liberal openness the impact of modernization upon provincial life.
Eifel asserted at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.
Sixty miles west of the Rhine River in Germany, heading towards the border with the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, lays the Eifel region of the German state of Rheinland-Pfalz.
THE Nurburgring is inevitably tame in comparison to its predecessor which was a terrifying, 14mile and 174corner blast through the wooded hills of the Eifel forest region.
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As in the earlier novels, the crimes take place in the scenic Eifel region in Germany, a picturesque, volcanic area, located in western Germany, bordering Belgium and Luxembourg.
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The old track twists and dives through the forests of the Eifel mountains, little separating it from the pines and the slopes.