[roo-guh n; German ry-guh n]
- an island in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany, off the NE coast, in the Baltic Sea. 358 sq. mi. (926 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for rugen
Next they took the Isle of Rugen from him, which shuts up the harbor.
This Isle Rugen was a place apart—a haven of refuge not of their seeking.Joan of the Sword Hand
S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
This cetacean was obtained on the coast of the island of Rugen, in the Baltic.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
Subsequently he served at Rugen, and at the siege of Copenhagen.
I had a bad fall in Rugen, which we thought nothing of at the time.Story of My Life, volumes 1-3
Augustus J. C. Hare