Ruhr

geographical name
\ ˈru̇r How to pronounce Ruhr (audio) \

Definition of Ruhr

1 river 146 miles (235 kilometers) long in western Germany flowing northwest and west to the Rhine River
2 industrial district in the valley of the Ruhr River in Germany

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“Ruhr.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ruhr. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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