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[eng-guh-deen, eng-guh-deen] /ˈɛŋ gəˌdin, ˌɛŋ gəˈdin/
the valley of the Inn River in E Switzerland: resorts. 60 miles (97 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • There exists a touching custom in the valley of Engadine, in Switzerland.

    Parsons on the Rose Samuel Browne Parsons
  • He left his guide in charge of Marco to help him into the Engadine.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • Nearly a week had passed before he made any move in the matter, and then the move he made was in the direction of the Engadine.

    Phyllis of Philistia Frank Frankfort Moore
  • Dauphiny, the Graians, the Engadine and Tirol—he must give a season or seasons to each.

    The Alps Martin Conway
  • She praises Engadine; she pretends that she would ask for nothing better than to end her days in a pine-forest.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
  • To direct the steps of wanderers in his beloved Engadine was a real pleasure to him.

    The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
  • Here is a letter—a long delightful letter—from the Engadine, left at the door by some gentleman unknown.

    I Say No Wilkie Collins
  • And he would go to-morrow, he would certainly go to the Engadine.

    Doctor Claudius, A True Story F. Marion Crawford
  • The air of the Engadine is so keen and bracing that the first nights passed there are apt to be sleepless ones.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
  • The air of the Engadine and the waters that tasted like ink had worked marvels: in a week M. Moriaz felt like a new man.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
British Dictionary definitions for Engadine


the upper part of the valley of the River Inn in Switzerland, in Graubünden canton: tourist and winter sports centre
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
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