Ruhr River

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ruhr River - a tributary of the RhineRuhr River - 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
"The group visited the geological garden and mining museum in Bochum in the heart of the former mining district along the Ruhr river. "Although coal mining will cease at the end of this year, the production of steel and other metals will continue, with cheaper imported energy resources, since the skills and know-how is still there." said Prof.
Regarded as a British classic, based on the legendary true story of Commander Guy Gibson and his squadron, it captured all the thrilling action and suspense of the magnificent exploits of a group of young pilots and their crews, charged with taking out the supposedly bouncing bomb, the movie impenetrable Ruhr river dams of Germany.
We moved to the Ruhr River, near Schmidt, Germany, and were told to set up in a clearing of approximately one acre in the forest.