Definition of Ruhr in English:

Ruhr

proper noun

  • A region of coal mining and heavy industry in North Rhine–Westphalia, in western Germany. It is named after the Ruhr River, which flows through it and meets the Rhine River near Duisburg. The Ruhr was occupied by French troops 1923–24, after Germany defaulted on war reparation payments.

Pronunciation:

Ruhr

/ro͝or/