Black Forest



a wooded mountain region in SW Germany. Highest peak, Feldberg, 4905 feet (1495 meters).

German Schwarz·wald [shvahrts-vahlt] /ˈʃvɑrtsˌvɑlt/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of schwarzwald

  • I do not say that our Schwarzwald is not just as lovely in its way.

    Mountain Meditations

    L. Lind-af-Hageby

  • For variety and beauty, the Vosges will not compare with the hills of the Schwarzwald.

    Three Men on the Bummel

    Jerome K. Jerome

  • Think you these Colognese want all the timber from the Schwarzwald for themselves?

  • Perhaps you have never seen a country tavern in the Schwarzwald?


    Christopher Morley

  • All the weird voices of the Schwarzwald, melancholy or fierce, raged and wailed in the troubled air.


    Arlo Bates

British Dictionary definitions for schwarzwald



the German name for the Black Forest

Black Forest


the Black Forest a hilly wooded region of SW Germany, in Baden-Württemberg: a popular resort areaGerman name: der Schwarzwald
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