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Rheingau

[rahyn-gou] /ˈraɪn gaʊ/
noun
1.
a small wine-growing region in Hesse, in central Germany, on the Rhine.
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  • The Rheingau, or the part of the Nassau in which we now are, produces the best wines of the Rhine.

    A Residence in France J. Fenimore Cooper
  • At Rdesheim begins the Rheingau, which is the very “vineyard” of this country.

  • Here they paused a while from their voyage, with the intention of visiting more minutely the Rheingau, or valley of the Rhine.

    The Pilgrims Of The Rhine Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The province of the Rheingau among other things demanded that no Jew should be allowed to remain in the district.

  • During this time they made several excursions into the Rheingau, and finished their tour at the ancient Heidelberg.

    The Pilgrims Of The Rhine Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The whole eastern bank of the Rhine to Lorich, called the Rheingau, has been remarkable centuries past for its wines.

    The Automobilist Abroad M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield

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