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Augsburg

[awgz-burg; German ouks-boork]
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noun
  1. a city in Bavaria, in S Germany.
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  • Between the two is the family name, written in Augsburg fashion, Holbain.

    Holbein

    Beatrice Fortescue

  • Oudinot was ordered to Augsburg, where he was to be reinforced.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • Papa was at Augsburg yesterday, and has just come home, and it is all to come off the week after next.

    Linda Tressel

    Anthony Trollope

  • It was very odd that he should not have told her what they were to do at Augsburg.

    Linda Tressel

    Anthony Trollope

  • From him he borrowed a monk's frock, his own being too bad for Augsburg.


British Dictionary definitions for augsburg

Augsburg

noun
  1. a city in S Germany, in Bavaria: founded by the Romans in 14 bc; site of the diet that produced the Peace of Augsburg (1555), which ended the struggles between Lutherans and Catholics in the Holy Roman Empire and established the principle that each ruler should determine the form of worship in his lands. Pop: 259 217 (2003 est)Roman name: Augusta Vindelicorum (aʊˈɡuːstə vɪnˈdɛlɪˌkəʊrəm)
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