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[kot-buh s; German kawt-boo s]
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  1. a city in E Germany, on the Spree River.
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Examples from the Web for cottbus

Historical Examples

  • In the town of Schmiedeberg in the last district, as also in Cottbus (Lusatia), oriental patterns are successfully imitated.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 7


  • That is to the Upper Lusatians what Cottbus is to the lower—mjesto, "the town" par excellence.

    Odd Bits of History

    Henry W. Wolff

British Dictionary definitions for cottbus


  1. an industrial city in E Germany, in Brandenburg on the Spree River. Pop: 107 549 (2003 est)
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