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Duisburg

[ dys-boork ]
/ ˈdüs bʊərk /
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noun
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.
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Formerly Duis·burg-Ham·born [dys-boork-hahm-bawrn]. /ˈdüsˌbʊərkˈhɑm bɔrn/.
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Duisburg
/ (German ˈdyːsbʊrk) /

noun
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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