- a hilly region in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate states in W Germany.
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This is the most northerly of the group of the Eifel volcanoes.Volcanoes: Past and Present
I ask you to hold it for me well and faithfully, as you held the pass of the Eifel.The Strong Arm
On the same day, in some parts of the Eifel, a great wheel was made of straw and dragged by three horses to the top of a hill.Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I.
Sir James George Frazer
On principle he became an opponent of all artistic influence derived from Italy, and located himself in the Eifel district.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 2 (of 4)
As small concretionary nodules, it occurs disseminated through sandstone at Kommern in the Eifel.
- a plateau region in W Germany, between the River Moselle and the Belgian frontier: quarrying
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