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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of west-central Germany in the Ruhr district south-southeast of Münster. Founded c. 1226, it was an active member of the Hanseatic League after 1417. Population: 184,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An English topographic surname for someone who lived in an area of flat land near a river; or a habitational name from several places with the same name in southern England.


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