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

  • A hilly region of western Germany west of the Rhine River. The barren area has limestone moors and crater lakes.

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  • proper n. Eifel


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  • So we got in the car and drove back to the very hotel that I had stayed in the night after I had won the Tour – a big suite with a view of the Eifel Tower – and I could barely be in that room.

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  • I'll leave you with one final shot of the strip from the top of the (replica) Eifel Tower at the Paris Hotel:

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  • Built during the 1920s, this 12. 94-mile ribbon of pavement, which is known as the Ring, winds through the Eifel mountains with a dizzying combination of 33 left-hand turns, 40 right-handers and massive elevation changes.

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  • It's as impressive as the Eifel tower, as wide as the Grand Canyon and as poisonous as ... well, there's nothing to compare it with.

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  • Parisians even had a balloon rugby ball floating from the upper base of the Eifel Tower.

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  • The Eifel Tower park has been evacuated because of a bomb threat.

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  • In September you and b will become contests on the Amazing Race, starting with in a kiss atop the Eifel Tower and culminating with a showdown with the Yeti on the snow-swept slopes of the Himalayas.

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  • Somewhere along the line, the government of France decided that the Eifel Tower is a giant work of national art that deserved some museum-like rights with only specific people photographing it.

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  • Other friends my age began to participate in Punk-Rock -- Free Jazz saxophonist Dave Fagiolli played in a Devo/Ramones-inspired band called The Athiests ( "We play so fast, if you pushed us off the Eifel Tower, we'd play our full set before we'd hit the ground.")

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  • On the evening Glenn Miller was scheduled to meet friends in Paris, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt issued the order of the day to the armies he had secretly amassed in the Eifel Mountains, opposite the Ardennes Forest.

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