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Eger

[ey-guh r] /ˈeɪ gər/
noun
1.
German name of Ohře.
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  • Dark wine produced at Eger (Erlau) is called "Turk's blood."

  • Though he was still suspicious, he moved in the direction of Eger.

    The Thirty Years' War Samuel Rawson Gardiner
  • But why should they take the road to Eger when Gustavus was far to the north?

    The Mercenary W. J. Eccott
  • Nigel would have them in the net at Eger, and rode at a great pace.

    The Mercenary W. J. Eccott
  • And what brought ye to Eger, when it was a wheen shorter by Pilsen?

    The Mercenary W. J. Eccott
  • He asked for my company at Eger to divide a bottle of wine with him.

    The Mercenary W. J. Eccott
  • Father Lamormain ascertained that he did not return to Eger.

    The Mercenary W. J. Eccott
  • The Eger wine is so called, from the many battles fought there.

  • The water of the springs is cold, of a somewhat salt taste, and stronger than the mineral water of Eger.

    Travels Through North America, v. 1-2 Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach
  • His men were somewhat surprised that the march was being forced, but they scented rest and a German trooper's welcome at Eger.

    The Mercenary W. J. Eccott
British Dictionary definitions for Eger

Eger

noun
1.
(Hungarian) (ˈɛɡɛr). a city in N central Hungary. Pop: 56 696 (2003 est)
2.
(ˈeːɡər) the German name for Cheb
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