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Pforzheim

[fawrts-hahym; German pfawrts-hahym] /ˈfɔrtsˌhaɪm; German ˈpfɔrtsˌhaɪm/
noun
1.
a city in W Baden-Württemberg, in SW Germany.
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  • There is no doubt, however, of one at Pforzheim of 1371 and one at Ulm of 1388.

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  • Pforzheim, as usual, got the credit, and naturally most of the cash.

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  • But if in this case she's been only Pforzheim's tool, is the evidence enough—?

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  • There was really only one thing they wanted of Pforzheim, and he hadn't done it.

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  • His grandfather having died, Philip was sent with his brother and his young uncle, John, to the school of Pforzheim.

  • Their mother had a relative, named Elizabeth, a sister of the well-known distinguished scholar Reuchlin, residing in Pforzheim.

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  • Some of them called the next day at Pforzheim, to see the Friends again before they left.

  • The same success which the Pforzheim young men had with their country neighbors generally, they had with Madge.

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  • Pforzheim fell sidewise against the pink wall of petrol tins, still hung up by his apparat, and dribbling scarlet over the pink.

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  • When she next comes to the surface, she had fallen in with Pforzheim at Washington, and was falling out with him in Paris.

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British Dictionary definitions for Pforzheim

Pforzheim

/German ˈpfɔrtshaim/
noun
1.
a city in SW Germany, in W Baden-Württemberg: centre of the German watch and jewellery industry. Pop: 119 046 (2003 est)
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