American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southeast Germany on the Danube River north-northeast of Munich. An ancient Celtic settlement, it was an important Roman frontier station and later a free imperial city before passing to Bavaria in 1810. Population: 131,000.
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“A speech he gave in Regensburg, Germany, made reference to a 14th-century Byzantine emporer's slur on the prophet Mohammed, and set off protests worldwide.”
“On the determination to be tragic, recent reactions to the Pope's lecture in Regensburg, 12”
“Nov. 22 in Regensburg, Germany, of wounds suffered on Nov. 9 in Jisr Naft,”
““I believe that the speech in Regensburg,” he said, “is prophetic.””
“Writing about the Pope's incendiary speech about Islam in Regensburg last September, Kramer reports that Vatican correspondents received copies of his speech at six in the morning of the day he gave it, and, at ten, they assembled in the university's makeshift pressroom and informed the Vatican spokesman ... that the passage [disparaging Islam] was going to be incendiary.”
“Benedict's stop in Regensburg, where he celebrated an outdoor Mass Tuesday for some 230,000 people, gave him a chance to spend several hours with his brother, the retired choir director at the city's cathedral.”
“Pope Benedict XVI appears before thousands of people Tuesday in Regensburg, Germany. swapContent ( 'firstMainStoryPhoto', 'applyMainStoryPhoto');”
“P ope Benedict's speech in Regensburg -- about which you'll undoubtedly be hearing more in the coming days -- is available here.”
“Bayreuth and later in Regensburg and proceeded to Munich”
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