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Rhine

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geographical name \ˈrīn\

Definition of Rhine

  1. river 820 miles (1320 kilometers) W Europe flowing from SE Switzerland to North Sea in Netherlands; forms W boundary of Liechtenstein & Austria & SW boundary of Germany

Rhe·nish play \ˈre-nish, ˈrē-\ adjective


Variants of rhine

or G Rhein play \ˈrīn\ or French Rhin play \ˈraⁿ\ or Dutch Rijn \ˈrīn\

RHINE Defined for Kids

Rhine

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geographical name \ˈrīn\

Definition of Rhine

  1. river 820 mi. (1320 km.) long W Europe flowing from SE Switzerland to North Sea in the Netherlands




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