Definition of Neckar
1. Noun. A river in Germany; rises in the Black Forest and flows north into the Rhine.
Group relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany
Generic synonyms: River
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neckar
Literary usage of Neckar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"Heidelberg and the Valley of the neckar. The Railway Station (365 ft. ; Restaurant, D. 2 Л) is on the ... The neckar- Thal line has a second station at the ..."
2. The Map of Europe by Treaty: Showing the Various Political and Territorial by Edward Hertslet (1875)
"Navigation on the neckar in general, and concessions for it agreed to amongst ... ("Navigation on the neckar to and from the Shine to be quite free to all ..."
3. A New Universal Gazetteer: Or Geographical Dictionary by Jedidiah Morse, Richard Cary Morse (1823)
"neckar, r. of the SW of Germany, which rises in Wirtemberg, ... neckar-, Lower, Middle, and Upper, three departments in the kingdom of Wirtemberg. ..."
4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"The entire length of the neckar is about 170 m., and it is navigable nearly to ... The neckar is remarkable for its lovely scenery, and excellent wine is ..."
5. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1827)
"neckar displaced—Succeeded by Colonne.—General State of the Revenue. ... Archbishop of Sens retires, and is succeeded by neckar—He resolves to convoke the ..."
6. Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of George III by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1861)
"neckar. FEW men have ever risen from humble, even obscure beginnings, to a station of vast importance, both for wealth and power, for personal ..."
7. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The entire length of the neckar is about 250 m., and it is navigable nearly to ... The neckar is remarkable for its lovely scenery, and excellent wine is ..."