Ruhr


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Ruhr

 (ro͝or)
A region of northwest Germany along and north of the Ruhr River, which flows about 235 km (145 mi) westward to the Rhine River near Duisburg. The industrial development of the region began in the 1800s.

Ruhr

(rʊə; German ruːr)
n
(Placename) the chief coalmining and industrial region of Germany: in North Rhine-Westphalia around the valley of the River Ruhr (a tributary of the Rhine 235 km (146 miles) long). German name: Ruhrgebiet

Ruhr

(rʊər)

n.
1. a river in W Germany, flowing NW and W into the Rhine. 144 mi. (232 km) long.
2. a mining and industrial region centered in the valley of the Ruhr River.
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Noun1.Ruhr - a tributary of the RhineRuhr - a tributary of the Rhine    
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
2.Ruhr - a major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany
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
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After two draws and a defeat in the pool phase, they were thrashed 4- 1 by world champions Australia in the quarter- final but with the likes of forward Christopher Ruhr in the side, the Germans will never be out of contention when it comes to major honours.
As his ranking of world number four implies, Robertson is one of the top dogs in the modern game, but each player has his price and the Australian may be a tad short for his Ruhr Open curtain-raiser against JAMES CAHILL today.
But the young Dusseldorf-based duo Henning Fehr and Philipp Ruhr give the term new currency: They embrace "situations" as the thrust of their work.
Summary: The Ruhr Museum in Essen looks back at the region's war-time ravages and working-class past with an eye on a brighter, unpolluted future, observes
SeeNews) - Jul 24, 2014 -A Belgian spatial planning agency in Flanders, Ruimte Vlaanderen, has launched an open tender for exploring the possibility of freeing up land space for new pipeline connections between Antwerp and the Ruhr area in Germany.
Researchers at Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, analyzed the effects of UV photons and reactive particles on bacteria at the cellular and molecular levels, with positive results: Reactive particles destroyed cell envelopes and inactivated proteins, and both UV radiation and reactive particles damaged the DNA.
NEW DELHI -- Christopher Ruhr scored a hat-trick as Germany thrashed Pakistan 6-1 in their Pool A match of the Hero FIH Junior Men's World Cup at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here today.
Tourists are discovering the resultant transformation of the Ruhr region from slag heaps and smoke-belching ugliness to a green, leisure-based landscape.
Madrigalchor, who come from the Buer district of Gelsenkirchen, will perform in The Waters of Tyne and Ruhr, a collection of music by Schtz, Mendelssohn, Philips, Delius, and Grainger together with traditional English and German songs.
Russian oil and gas company Rosneft (MCX:ROSN) said Thursday it has completed its acquisition of a 50% stake in Germanya[euro](tm)s Ruhr Oel from Venezuelaa[euro](tm)s state-run Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) for USD1.
If you think there's no hope for regions like America's own Detroit, just check the audacious transformation of Germany's Ruhr area.