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

  • A city of southeast Germany near the Bavarian Alps southeast of Augsburg. Founded in 1158, it has long been the center of Bavaria. Adolf Hitler organized the Nazi Party here after World War I and signed the Munich Pact, widely regarded as a symbol of appeasement, with Great Britain, France, and Italy in 1938. The city was largely rebuilt after extensive Allied bombing in World War II. Population: 1,290,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of Bavaria, Germany.

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  • n. the capital and largest city of Bavaria in southwestern Germany

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  • MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) - While some concerns over show dates, thin crowds and bad weather swirled through exhibitor booths at the Bike Expo show last week, most agreed that it is worth having a presence at the second-year trade and consumer show in Munich.

    Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

  • MUNICH -- When Pope Benedict XVI was archbishop of Munich and Freising, he was broadly described as a theologian more concerned with doctrinal debates than personnel matters.

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  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and MUNICH, Feb. 11/PRNewswire/-- 41st Parameter, the leading provider of web fraud detection and prevention solutions, today announced the expansion of its European presence with the opening of a new office in Munich, Germany.

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  • MUNICH - John Demjanjuk's attorney has filed a motion in the Munich state court where

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  • MUNICH - The archbishop of Munich and Freising begged forgiveness on Friday for "everything those working for the church have done" as he presented a report that showed over 250 priests and religion teachers abused children in a diocese that was once presided over by Pope

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  • MUNICH, GERMANY, February 11, 2010/24-7PressRelease/-- People staying in Munich hotels may tire of the usual sight-seeing activities in the city and want to experience something a bit different.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • MUNICH -- The biggest news at this year's Munich Security Conference came in the dead of night.

    Spero News

  • MUNICH - Farmers 'associations, environmental, aid and development organisations together with anti-patent activists of the free software movement met this week for one of the largest anti-patent rallies in Munich.

    Intellectual Property Watch

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