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Black Forest

a wooded mountain region in SW Germany. Highest peak, Feldberg, 4905 feet (1495 meters).
German Schwarzwald
[shvahrts-vahlt] /ˈʃvɑrtsˌvɑlt/ (Show IPA)
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  • On putting his head out he saw in the airy distance the schwarzwald lying behind him.

  • Think you these Colognese want all the timber from the schwarzwald for themselves?

  • You may even smell a tiny bit of schwarzwald sap in it, and be finally disgusted.

  • Perhaps you have never seen a country tavern in the schwarzwald?

    Shandygaff Christopher Morley
  • It is on the edge of the schwarzwald, and we look down from the Schloss into a valley, oh, so lovely!

    A Tar-Heel Baron Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  • All the weird voices of the schwarzwald, melancholy or fierce, raged and wailed in the troubled air.

    Albrecht Arlo Bates
  • For variety and beauty, the Vosges will not compare with the hills of the schwarzwald.

    Three Men on the Bummel Jerome K. Jerome
  • From fourteen to twenty thousand hands twenty years ago were employed in the schwarzwald district.

    Inventions in the Century William Henry Doolittle
  • Perhaps after all it was not the enemy's country, though the names of Baden and schwarzwald certainly had a hostile sound.

  • Far above, the oak ceiling, for which the schwarzwald had been ranged, was overlaid with pure gold leaf.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
British Dictionary definitions for schwarzwald


/German ˈʃvartsvalt/
the German name for the Black Forest

Black Forest

the Black Forest, a hilly wooded region of SW Germany, in Baden-Württemberg: a popular resort area German name der Schwarzwald
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