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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the river of the same name in northwestern Germany; A tributary of the Rhine.

Usage examples (34)
  • "Coal in the Ruhr is a complex substance and creates complex problems," he said.
  • The question of the ownership of the mines in the Ruhr is also affecting coal production.
  • The AFSC set up regional relief operations in Ruhr-Westphalia (Essen), the British Occupied Territory
  • The Ruhr is a strategic objective of vast importance. for more
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