Eger

[ey-guhr]
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noun

German name of Ohře.

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Historical Examples of eger

  • Dark wine produced at Eger (Erlau) is called "Turk's blood."

  • Though he was still suspicious, he moved in the direction of Eger.

    The Thirty Years' War

    Samuel Rawson Gardiner

  • Nigel would have them in the net at Eger, and rode at a great pace.

    The Mercenary

    W. J. Eccott

  • But why should they take the road to Eger when Gustavus was far to the north?

    The Mercenary

    W. J. Eccott

  • He asked for my company at Eger to divide a bottle of wine with him.

    The Mercenary

    W. J. Eccott


British Dictionary definitions for eger

Eger

noun

(Hungarian ˈɛɡɛr) a city in N central Hungary. Pop: 56 696 (2003 est)
(ˈeːɡər) the German name for Cheb
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