- a city in W Germany, at the junction of the Rhine and Ruhr rivers: the largest river port in Europe; formed 1929 from the cities of Duisburg and Hamborn.
Formerly Duis·burg-Ham·born [dys-boo rk-hahm-bawrn] /ˈdüsˌbʊərkˈhɑm bɔrn/.
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Krummacher was a teacher of theology in the Reformed University of Duisburg.The Story of Our Hymns</p>
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Duisburg (dis-bu¨rh), a flourishing town in Rhenish Prussia, 13 miles north of Dsseldorf.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
He was educated at Duisburg, Zrich and Bonn, where he distinguished himself by gymnastics as much as by study.
To-day Duisburg, with the amalgamated Ruhrort and Meiderich, has a population of 244,000.German Problems and Personalities
- an industrial city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia at the confluence of the Rivers Rhine and Ruhr: one of the world's largest and busiest inland ports; university (1972). Pop: 506 496 (2003 est)
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