ruhr valley

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Ruhr Valley [(roor)]

Valley of the Ruhr River, in west-central Germany; Germany's principal industrial region.

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ruhr valley

noun
a major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany [syn: Ruhr
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