or Kott·bus

[ kot-buh s; German kawt-boo s ]
/ ˈkɒt bəs; German ˈkɔt bʊs /


a city in E Germany, on the Spree River.


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Example sentences from the Web for cottbus

  • 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

/ (German ˈkɔtbʊs) /


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