Rhineland-Palatinate


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Rhineland-Palatinate

n
(Placename) a state of W Germany: formed in 1946 from the S part of the Prussian Rhine province, the Palatinate, and parts of Rhine-Hesse and Hesse-Nassau; part of West Germany until 1990: agriculture (with extensive vineyards) and tourism are important. Capital: Mainz. Pop: 4 059 000 (2003 est). Area: 19 832 sq km (7657 sq miles). German name: Rheinland-Pfalz
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Rhine′land-Palat′inate



n.
a state in W Germany. 3,951,573; 7655 sq. mi. (19,825 sq. km). Cap.: Mainz. German, Rheinland-Pfalz.
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