or German Rhein or French Rhin or Dutch Rijn geographical name 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 • Rhenish adjective

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  • Rhine — steht für der Rhein (engl.) der von VIA entwickelte Chipsatz VIA Rhine Rhine ist der Name folgender Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten Rhine (Georgia) Rhine (Wisconsin) Rhine ist der Name folgender Personen Gary Rhine (1951 2006), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rhine —   [raɪn], Joseph Banks, amerikanischer Parapsychologe, * Juniata County (Pa.) 29. 9. 1895, ✝ Hillsborough (N. C.) 20. 2. 1980; wandte sich von der Biologie ab und widmete sich seit 1927 gemeinsam mit seiner Frau Louisa Rhine (* 1891, ✝ 1983) der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rhine — Rhine, GA U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 422 Housing Units (2000): 243 Land area (2000): 3.139391 sq. miles (8.130986 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.139391 sq. miles (8.130986 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Rhine — Rhine, n. [AS. ryne. See {Run}.] A water course; a ditch. [Written also {rean}.] [Prov. Eng.] Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhine — the Rhine an important river in western Europe, which goes from Switzerland through Germany to the Netherlands and into the North Sea, and is used for carrying goods by boat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rhine — principal river in western Germany, from Ger. Rhein, from M.H.G. Rin, ultimately from Gaulish Renos, lit. that which flows, from PIE root *reie to move, flow, run (Cf. Skt. rinati causes to flow, ritih stream, course; L. rivus stream; O.C.S. reka …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rhine — [rīn] [Ger Rhein < Celt Rēnos < IE * erei < base * er , set in motion > RUN] river in W Europe, flowing from E Switzerland north through Germany, then west through the Netherlands into the North Sea: c. 820 mi (1,320 km): Ger. name… …   English World dictionary

  • Rhine — Infobox River | river name = River Rhine caption = The Rhine is one of the most important rivers in Europe origin = Grisons, Switzerland mouth = North Sea coord|51|58|52|N|4|5|35|E|name=North Sea Rhine|display=inline,title basin countries =… …   Wikipedia

  • RHINE —    one of the chief rivers of Europe; of several small Alpine head streams, the Nearer and the Farther Rhine are the two principal, issuing from the eastern flanks of Mount St Gothard; a junction is formed at Reichenau, whence the united stream… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Rhine — noun 1. United States parapsychologist (1895 1980) • Syn: ↑J. B. Rhine, ↑Joseph Banks Rhine • Instance Hypernyms: ↑parapsychologist 2. a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

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