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Engadine

[eng-guh-deen, eng-guh-deen]
noun
  1. the valley of the Inn River in E Switzerland: resorts. 60 miles (97 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for engadine

Historical Examples of engadine

  • For the Maynes had decided to pass the long vacation in the Engadine.

    Not Like Other Girls

    Rosa N. Carey

  • He left his guide in charge of Marco to help him into the Engadine.

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith

  • It is most frequent in the districts about the Engadine and in the Jura Mountains.

    The Story of the Hills

    H. N. Hutchinson

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

    Parsons on the Rose

    Samuel Browne Parsons

  • Dauphiny, the Graians, the Engadine and Tirol—he must give a season or seasons to each.

    The Alps

    Martin Conway


British Dictionary definitions for engadine

Engadine

noun
  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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