Rhineland

[rahyn-land, -luh nd]
German Rheinland.
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Contemporary Examples of rhineland

  • If a particular transaction lost money, the conduit, Rhineland, was on the hook, but the bank, IKB, was not.

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    Goldman's Dirty Customers

    John Carney

    April 21, 2010

  • But Abacus and similar deals were already sucking money out of Rhineland, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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    Goldman's Dirty Customers

    John Carney

    April 21, 2010

  • If Rhineland made money, on the other hand, the bank took a big share of the gains.

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    Goldman's Dirty Customers

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    April 21, 2010

Historical Examples of rhineland


British Dictionary definitions for rhineland

Rhineland

noun
  1. the region of Germany surrounding the RhineGerman name: Rheinland
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Word Origin and History for rhineland

Rhineland

1670s, from German Rheinland; see Rhine + land (n.). Related: Rheinlander.

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rhineland in Culture

Rhineland

Picturesque region of Germany, along the Rhine River.

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