Definition of Rhenish

1. Noun. Any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany ('hock' is British usage).

Exact synonyms: Hock, Rhine Wine
Generic synonyms: White Wine
Specialized synonyms: Riesling, Liebfraumilch
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland



2. Adjective. Of or relating to the Rhine River and the lands adjacent to it. "Rhenish wines tend to be sweet"
Partainyms: Rhine

Definition of Rhenish

1. a. Of or pertaining to the river Rhine; as, Rhenish wine.

Definition of Rhenish

1. Adjective. of or relating to the river Rhine ¹

2. Noun. wine from around Rhine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Rhenish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The Rhenish departments. [1792-1814 The influence of France upon the internal ... The process began with the conquest of the Rhenish electorates in 1792 ..."

2. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1889)
"Endowed with a rich art-heritage handed down by antiquity, the Rhenish-Franconian tribes gradually overspread the country after the middle of the 10th cent. ..."

3. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"As a pleasant and wholesome summer-beverage the Rhenish wines of the second and ... Rhenish Art. In the valley of the Rhine we find that several different ..."

4. The School and the Army in Germany and France: With a Diary of Siege Life at by William Babcock Hazen (1872)
"65; 1 st Rhenish Regiment of Landwehr, No. 25 ; 5th Rhenish Regiment of Landwehr, No. ... 28; 6th Rhenish Regiment of Foot, No. 68; 2d Rhenish Regiment of ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1862)
"Rhenish PRUSSIA, a W. province of the kingdom of Prussia, lying on both sides of the ... Rhenish WINES, the wines produced in the vicinity of the Rhine, ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"It is well peopled, and produces some of the choicest Rhenish wines, (qv) Can is a German word, ... The Rheingau is the true country of the Rhenish wines. ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"It is well peopled, and produces some of the choicest Rhenish wines, (qv) Gau is a German word, signifying district. Rhenish ..."

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