a former Prussian province, now part of Hesse, Germany.
- Also Rhine-Hesse [rahyn-hes, -hes-uh], /ˈraɪnˌhɛs, -ˌhɛs ə/, Rhen·ish Hesse [ren-ish hes, -hes-uh] /ˈrɛn ɪʃ ˈhɛs, ˌ-hɛs ə/ .
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How to use Rheinhessen in a sentence
The northern part is the province of Oberhessen; the southern consists of the contiguous provinces of Starkenburg and Rheinhessen.