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[hahyd-l-burg; German hahyd-l-berk] /ˈhaɪd lˌbɜrg; German ˈhaɪd lˌbɛrk/
a city in NW Baden-Württemberg, in SW Germany: university, founded 1386. Unabridged
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  • Some of his models have been preserved in the Anatomical Museum at Heidelberg.

  • Here comes the Heidelberg professor, accompanied by two fair daughters.

    Mountain Meditations L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • We met the Wilcoxes on an awful expedition that we made from Heidelberg to Speyer.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • We're counting on you because of your record, and because of your degree in science at Heidelberg.

  • There, too, were the two brothers Burnett, whom I had met long before in Heidelberg.

    Memoirs Charles Godfrey Leland
British Dictionary definitions for Heidelberg


/ˈhaɪdəlˌbɜːɡ; German ˈhaidəlbɛrk/
a city in SW Germany, in NW Baden-Württemberg on the River Neckar: capital of the Palatinate from the 13th century until 1719; famous castle (begun in the 12th century) and university (1386), the oldest in Germany. Pop: 142 959 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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