[room-kawrf] /ˈrum kɔrf/
noun 1. a river in W Germany, flowing NW and W into the Rhine. 144 miles (232 km) long. 2. a mining and industrial region centered in the valley of the Ruhr River. noun 1. the chief coalmining and industrial region of Germany: in North Rhine-Westphalia around the valley of the River Ruhr (a tributary […]
- Ruhr valley
Ruhr Valley [(roor)] Valley of the Ruhr River, in west-central Germany; Germany’s principal industrial region.
noun 1. ruins, the remains of a building, city, etc., that has been destroyed or that is in disrepair or a state of decay: We visited the ruins of ancient Greece. 2. a destroyed or decayed building, town, etc. 3. a fallen, wrecked, or decayed condition: The building fell to ruin. 4. the downfall, decay, […]
verb (used with object), ruinated, ruinating. 1. to ruin. adjective 2. ruined.