[nek-er; German ne-kahr]
- a river in SW Germany, flowing N and NE from the Black Forest, then W to the Rhine River. 246 miles (395 km) long.
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The hopgrounds of Kent would be as the vineyards of the Neckar.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Bright and early she was on her way up the Neckar road, as joyous as a bird.A Tramp Abroad, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
They fell in, however, with a detachment which had been left on the Neckar.Won by the Sword
Rhine wine was never put into the great tun at Heidelberg; only Neckar wine.The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine, Mother of the Regent; of Marie-Adlade de Savoie, Duchesse de Bourgogne; and of Madame de Maintenon, in Relation to Saint-Cyr
Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d Orlans; Marie Adelaide, of Savoy, Duchess of Burgundy; and Madame de Maintenon
After that, I either take a bath in the Neckar, or another walk.Famous Men of Science
Sarah K. Bolton
- a river in SW Germany, rising in the Black Forest and flowing generally north into the Rhine at Mannheim. Length: 394 km (245 miles)