[ moh-zel ]
/ moʊˈzɛl /
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German Mo·sel [moh-zuhl]. /ˈmoʊ zəl/. a river in W central Europe, flowing from the Vosges Mountains in NE France into the Rhine at Coblenz in W Germany. 320 miles (515 km) long.
a department in NE France. 2,406 sq. mi. (6,230 sq. km). Capital: Metz.
a light, white wine made along the Moselle in Germany.
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He interested Margaret into a disregard of my plate and the fact that I had secured the illegal indulgence of Moselle.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
Mainz capitulated on July 23, and the army of the Moselle retreated behind the Saar.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
After Sam's speech was finished, he ordered expensive wines—champagne and sparkling Moselle.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Next morning we struck across to the Saar River and followed it down to its junction with the Moselle.
We washed it down with excellent Moselle wine, for we were but a couple of miles from the vineyards along the river.
British Dictionary definitions for Moselle
/ (məʊˈzɛl) /
a department of NE France, in Lorraine region. Capital: Metz. Pop: 1 027 854 (2003 est). Area: 6253 sq km (2439 sq miles)
a river in W Europe, rising in NE France and flowing northwest, forming part of the border between Luxembourg and Germany, then northeast to the Rhine: many vineyards along its lower course. Length: 547 km (340 miles)German name: Mosel (ˈmoːzəl)
(sometimes not capital) a German white wine from the Moselle valley
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