What is Rhine?


The Rhine is a river that flows from Grisons in the eastern Swiss Alps to the North Sea coast in the Netherlands and is the twelfth longest river in Europe, at about 1,233 km (766 mi), with an average discharge of more than 2,000 m3/s (71,000 cu ft/s).

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... The Pfinz is a right tributary of the Rhine in Baden-Württemberg ... Near Durlach it enters the Upper Rhine Plain and continues, splitting into several beds and canals, in northwesterly direction through several towns ... The Pfinz discharges into the Rhine near Dettenheim-Rußheim ...
... It is the only medieval castle of the Middle Rhine that has never been destroyed ... artillery fired from the other side of the Rhine ...
Colmar Pocket - Background - Formation of The Pocket
... A German bridgehead on the west bank of the Rhine 40 miles (65 km) long and 30 miles (50 km) deep was formed in November 1944 when the German defenses in the Vosges Mountains collapsed under ... Soon thereafter, French forces reached the Rhine in the region north of the Swiss border between Mulhouse and Basel ... Seventh Army advance, forced the Saverne Gap, and drove to the Rhine, liberating Strasbourg on 23 November 1944 ...
Rhine, Wisconsin - Demographics
... There were 829 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.8% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.5% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Norath - History
1000 BC, it seems that the Celts, coming from the east, crossed the Rhine and settled the lands between that river on the one side and the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees on the other ... Germanic peoples from east of the Rhine, however, eventually crossed the river, too, invaded the Celts’ lands and dislodged them therefrom ... Julius Caesar extended the Roman Empire’s hegemony from the west over to the Rhine ...

More definitions of "Rhine":

  • (noun): A major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea.
    Synonyms: Rhine River, Rhein

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    Ah, there should be a young man, ein schone Junge carrying Blumen, a bouquet of roses. There should be cold Rhine wine and Strauss waltzes, and on the long way home kisses in the shadow of an archway, like a Cinderella.
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