[rahyn-land, -luh nd]
- that part of Germany W of the Rhine.
- Rhine Province.
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If a particular transaction lost money, the conduit, Rhineland, was on the hook, but the bank, IKB, was not.
But Abacus and similar deals were already sucking money out of Rhineland, according to a person familiar with the matter.
If Rhineland made money, on the other hand, the bank took a big share of the gains.
St. Bernard had to use the same means when he preached in the Rhineland.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
The knights of the Rhineland were called upon to suppress the flames of rebellion.Legends of the Rhine
For I will myself say farewell to them ere ever I will go to Rhineland.'Stories of Siegfried
In 1096 massacres of Jews occurred in many cities of the Rhineland.
What could have brought perplexity to the mind of the wisest king in all Rhineland?The Story of Siegfried
- the region of Germany surrounding the RhineGerman name: Rheinland
Word Origin and History for rhineland
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