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[German rahyn]
  1. the Rhine.
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Examples from the Web for rhein

Historical Examples

  • Fearing to be caught by mortals, they dived to the bottom of the Rhein.

    Operas Every Child Should Know

    Mary Schell Hoke Bacon

  • The drunken men downstairs were roaring "Die Wacht am Rhein."

    The Outrage

    Annie Vivanti

  • At a given signal the bands started up the “Wacht am Rhein.”

  • The principal relief on the side of the pedestal facing the river, symbolizes the ‘Wacht am Rhein.’

  • Then we had some music and Anneliese sang the Wacht am Rhein and a lot of folk songs; her voice is as sweet as herself.

    A Young Girl's Diary

    An Anonymous Young Girl

British Dictionary definitions for rhein


  1. the German name for the Rhine
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