Pronunciation: (mō-zel'), [key]
1. German, Mo•sel Pronunciation: (mō'zul). [key]a river in W central Europe, flowing from the Vosges Mountains in NE France into the Rhine at Coblenz in W Germany. 320 mi. (515 km) long.
2. a department in NE France. 1,006,373. 2406 sq. mi. (6230 sq. km). Cap.: Metz.
3. a light, white wine made along the Moselle in Germany.
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