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[bing-uh n]
  1. Hildegard vonHildegard of BingenSibyl of the Rhine, 1098–1178, German nun, healer, writer, and composer.
  2. a town in W Germany, on the Rhine River: whirlpool; tourist center.
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Examples from the Web for bingen

Historical Examples

  • Between this point and Bingen, the Rhine makes its passage through the mountains.

    Down the Rhine

    Oliver Optic

  • That is young Norton, son of the woman who wrote Bingen on the Rhine.

    Twenty Years in Europe

    Samuel H. M. Byers

  • No one can see what there is about Bingen to make it famous.

    Nasby in Exile

    David R. Locke

  • He came to Bingen, where he hoped to be safe within its walls.

    Our Little German Cousin

    Mary Hazelton Wade

  • So he made the journey to Bingen, and stayed four days with Hildegard.

British Dictionary definitions for bingen


  1. a town in W Germany on the Rhine: wine trade and tourist centre. Pop: 24 716 (2003 est)
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