Rhine


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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
References in classic literature ?
In truth, I was occupied by gloomy thoughts and neither saw the descent of the evening star nor the golden sunrise reflected in the Rhine.
We had agreed to descend the Rhine in a boat from Strasbourg to Rotterdam, whence we might take shipping for London.
It was my intention to explore the Rhine as far up as the launch would take us.
It is entitled THE LEGENDS OF THE RHINE FROM BASLE TO ROTTERDAM, by F.
Therefore it is that these Rhine castles thrill me with a sense of poetry; they belong to the grand historic life of humanity, and raise up for me the vision of an echo.
The Imperial army, strictly speaking, was one third composed of Dutch, Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, Tuscans, Romans, inhabitants of the Thirty-second Military Division, of Bremen, of Hamburg, and so on: it included scarcely a hundred and forty thousand who spoke French.
She did not want a profusion; she craved a nice and tasty bite--a half dozen blue-points, a plump chop with cress, a something sweet--a creme-frappee, for instance; a glass of Rhine wine, and after all a small cup of black coffee.
John Jacob Astor, the individual in question, was born in the honest little German village of Waldorf, near Heidelberg, on the banks of the Rhine.
At last they came to an eminence from which they saw the valley of the Rhine spread out before them under the sun.
He was the interpreter for the party; having a good military knowledge of the German language, and he and the delighted George fought the campaigns of the Rhine and the Palatinate.
We can go to Brussels, Liege, Aix-la-Chapelle; then up the Rhine to Strasburg.
Castle of Wolfenbach, Clermont, Mysterious Warnings, Necromancer of the Black Forest, Midnight Bell, Orphan of the Rhine, and Horrid Mysteries.