Rhineland-Palatinate

geographical name \ ˈ(p)fälts \
variants: or German Rheinland-Pfalz

Definition of Rhineland-Palatinate

state of Germany and formerly of West Germany chiefly west of the Rhine River and bordering France, Luxembourg, and Belgium; capital Mainz area 7654 square miles (19,900 square kilometers), population 3,989,808

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