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Taunus Mountains

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A range of western Germany extending northeast from the Rhine River. The range includes notable vineyards and popular resort areas.

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Examples

  • The ruins of Wolfsschanze (Wolf's Fort), his command headquarters in East Prussia, Adlerhorst (Eagle's Nest) in the Taunus Mountains, and Wehrwolf (Defence Wolf), in a pine forest near Vinnytsia in the Ukraine, remain grimly instructive.

    From Hitler to Gaddafi: dictators and their bunkers

  • Taunus Mountains, and is known among us in Russia for its waters, which are supposed to be beneficial to people with weak lungs.

    The Torrents of Spring

  • Taunus Mountains; a New Year's Eve that was -- he said it was snowing, and there was no electricity in the rooms, and everything was -- was lit by candlelight.

    The Inextinguishable Symphony

  • The next day General Grant drove to Homburg, fifteen miles, and thence four miles farther to Saalburg, the site of an ancient Roman fortification on the Taunus Mountains.

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885

  • The city lies under the southern slope of the Taunus Mountains, the rocky recesses of which conceal the mysteries of its thermal springs.

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885

  • Taunus Mountains, north of Biberich, the following curious story is told.

    Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine

  • The Taunus Mountains divert it at Mainz, where it widens, and it flows westward for about twenty miles, but at Bingen it once more takes its course northward, and enters a narrow valley where the enclosing hills look down sheer upon the water.

    Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine

  • The umbrageous gardens of the Kursaal mingle with the charming Hardtwald, which in turn melts away into the wooded slopes of the Taunus Mountains.

    Eugene Pickering

  • It lies in a beautiful country among the spurs of the Taunus Mountains, and is known among us in Russia for its waters, which are supposed to be beneficial to people with weak lungs.

    The Torrents of Spring

  • In a delightful valley of Nassau, formed by the picturesque windings of the Taunus Mountains, and on the banks of the noisy river Lahn, stands a vast brick pile, of irregular architecture, which nearly covers an acre of ground.

    Vivian Grey

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