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In Germany, mainly in the Mosel wine-growing region, a term often used (also Ley) as a component of the name of a vineyard. These are Alte Lay, Arzlay, Bienenlay, Bußlay, Deuslay, Domlay, Falklay, Fässerlay, Felslay, Feuerlay, Försterlay, Geierslay, Goldlay, Götterlay, Günterslay, Herzlay, Hirschlay, Hitzlay, Hochlay, Hubertuslay, Kahllay, Kapplay, Kirchlay, Königslay, Kurfürstlay, Lambertuslay, Laurentiuslay, Lay, Layenberg, Laykaul, Maximiner Klosterlay, Paulinslay, Rotlay, Schäferlay, Schieferlay, Schießlay, Schubertslay, Schützenlay, Sonnenlay, Stefanslay, Südlay and Würzlay. The term "Lay" comes from Celtic and means slate or slate rock.

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