Meaning of Rhineland-Palatinate

Rhine•land-Pa•lat•i•nate

Pronunciation: (rīn'land"pu-lat'n-āt", -it, -lund-), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in W Germany: formerly part of Rhine Province. 3,665,800; 7655 sq. mi. (19,825 sq. km). Cap.: Mainz. German,
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