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[bing-uh n] /ˈbɪŋ ən/
Hildegard von (Hildegard of Bingen"Sibyl of the Rhine") 1098–1178, German nun, healer, writer, and composer.
a town in W Germany, on the Rhine River: whirlpool; tourist center. Unabridged
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  • What could it have been that had wrought such a change, for on leaving Bingen the wine was sweet and good?

    Over the Plum Pudding John Kendrick Bangs
  • Between this point and Bingen, the Rhine makes its passage through the mountains.

    Down the Rhine Oliver Optic
  • But I must hurry on; there is all the glorious Rhine to Bingen to ascend.

    An Autobiography Elizabeth Butler
  • That is young Norton, son of the woman who wrote Bingen on the Rhine.

    Twenty Years in Europe Samuel H. M. Byers
  • We were bound up the Niederwald, the mountain opposite Bingen, whose noble crown of forest attracted us.

    Saunterings Charles Dudley Warner
  • "She has not always been the Gretchen B., of Bingen," he replied.

    Over the Plum Pudding John Kendrick Bangs
  • So he made the journey to Bingen, and stayed four days with Hildegard.

  • Not a single reference, as yet, to that last talk we had at Bingen.

  • I left you turning the corner of Bingen, now let me describe what there presented itself.

    Before and after Waterloo Edward Stanley
  • We came at last to Bingen, the southern gate of the highlands.

British Dictionary definitions for Bingen


a town in W Germany on the Rhine: wine trade and tourist centre. Pop: 24 716 (2003 est)
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