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Noun: Ruhr  rûr
  1. A tributary of the Rhine
    - Ruhr River
  2. A major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany
    - Ruhr Valley

Type of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, river

Part of: Deutschland, Federal Republic of Germany, FRG, Germany

Encyclopedia: Ruhr, Germany