[ boh-khoo m ]
/ ˈboʊ xʊm /
a city in central North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany.
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Examples from the Web for bochum
Police nabbed the truck driver at a bakery in the German city of Bochum, where he had set up a drop for the extortion money.
The greater part of it is produced at or around Essen, where are the famous Krupp works, and Bochum.
British Dictionary definitions for bochum
/ (German ˈboːxum) /
an industrial city in NW Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: university (1965). Pop: 387 283 (2003 est)
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