from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of west-central Germany near the confluence of the Ruhr and Rhine rivers north of Cologne. Founded in the ninth century, it is a major iron and steel center that was largely rebuilt after heavy bombing during World War II. Population: 583,000.
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- proper n. A large industrial city in Germany.
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- n. a city in western Germany; industrial center of the Ruhr
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