Definition of Rhine

1. Noun. United States parapsychologist (1895-1980).

Exact synonyms: J. B. Rhine, Joseph Banks Rhine
Generic synonyms: Parapsychologist



2. Noun. A major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea.

Definition of Rhine

1. n. A water course; a ditch.

Definition of Rhine

1. Proper noun. A river that flows through Switzerland, Germany, west Bavaria, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. ¹

2. Noun. (UK dialect) A watercourse; a ditch for water. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rhine

1. a watercourse [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhine

Rhesus factor
Rhesus system
Rhetian
Rheum australe
Rheum cultorum
Rheum emodi
Rheum palmatum
Rheum rhabarbarum
Rheum rhaponticum
Rhexia
Rhian
Rhibhus
Rhincodon
Rhincodon typus
Rhincodontidae
Rhine
Rhine River
Rhine wine
Rhinegrave
Rhinegraves
Rhineland
Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhinobatidae
Rhinoceros antiquitatis
Rhinoceros unicornis
Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocladiella
Rhinoestrus purpureus
Rhinolophidae
Rhinonicteris

Literary usage of Rhine

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1. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"2.2 International co-operation for protection of the rhine The rhine is one of the world's most heavily travelled international shipping lanes, ..."

2. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"22 Protection of the rhine During the 1990s, efforts to protect the rhine made considerable progress as a result of measures taken in all riparian countries ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"Lay stoutly on, and praise the Lord, Beside the Sussex rhine. Yea, verily, the men of blood Encompassed us about, But still the sword of Gideon found The ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"(a) the right to take water from the rhine to feed navigation nnd irrigation canals (constructed or to be constructed) or for any other purpose, ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"October Jourdan's main army forced Clerfayt back on the rhine and :ook successively Cologne, Andernach, and Coblenz. The consequence ras that by January, ..."

6. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"The castle of Schönau on the rhine is well known from ... 23), the line approaches the rhine, which here dashes over rocks. The left bank is steep and ..."

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