[ eng-guh-deen, eng-guh-deen ]

  1. the valley of the Inn River in E Switzerland: resorts. 60 miles (97 km) long.

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How to use Engadine in a sentence

  • From the heights of the Engadine to Margate Pier, there is equal rapture, for there is an equal cessation of routine.

    Endymion | Benjamin Disraeli
  • I left my narrative at the moment when I had promised my help to the lady I found in such distress in the Engadine express.

    The Passenger from Calais | Arthur Griffiths
  • In the Engadine, in reply to the question what the flat strips between the linches were called, the driver answered, 'acker.'

  • There exists a touching custom in the valley of Engadine, in Switzerland.

    Parsons on the Rose | Samuel Browne Parsons
  • At length the little town of Garoet appears in a green valley, encircled by a diadem of peaks which suggest a tropical Engadine.

British Dictionary definitions for Engadine


/ (ˈɛŋɡəˌdiːn) /

  1. the upper part of the valley of the River Inn in Switzerland, in Graubünden canton: tourist and winter sports centre

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