Some one was striking the preliminary chords of a volkslied on his favorite instrument, a Rhaetian variation of the zither.
Of all wines, he gave the preference to the Rhaetian 229, but scarcely ever drank any in the day-time.
God grant it is a Rhaetian who has had the good fortune and courage to save the Emperor's life!
The Rhaetian woman and her son exchanged a glance which mirrored mystery.
Some one was striking the preliminary chords of a volkslied on his favourite instrument, a Rhaetian improvement upon the zither.
The Rhaetian usurper, after receiving a total defeat and a dangerous wound, retired into Milan.
In three hours, he learnt, it would reach Felgarde, the last station on the Rhaetian side of the frontier.
"Baedeker does not mention the existence of brigands at present in the Rhaetian Alps," retorted Sylvia, with quaint dryness.
I've great faith in the chivalry of Rhaetian men, whose Emperor—though he thinks meanly of women—sets so good an example.
At the Rhaetian Court there was always a stately interval of ten minutes after each dance.
c.1600, from Latin Rhætia, ancient name of a district in the Alps and of a Roman province between the Rhine, Danube, and Po; from Rhaeti, Raiti, name of a native people. Hence Rhaeto-Romanic (1867), Rhaeto-Romance, language of the Tyrol and southern Switzerland.