Ruhr: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (roor), [key]
— n.
  1. a river in W Germany, flowing NW and W into the Rhine. 144 mi. (232 km) long.
  2. a mining and industrial region centered in the valley of the Ruhr River.
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