EXAMPLES | 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.
Duis·burg-Ham·born [ d-b ys oo rk- hahm-baw rn] /ˈdüsˌbʊərkˈhɑm bɔrn/
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Krummacher was a teacher of theology in the Reformed University of
Duisburg. Duisburg (dis-bu¨rh), a flourishing town in Rhenish Prussia, 13 miles north of Dsseldorf.
He was educated at
Duisburg, Zrich and Bonn, where he distinguished himself by gymnastics as much as by study.
Duisburg, with the amalgamated Ruhrort and Meiderich, has a population of 244,000. British Dictionary definitions for duisburg 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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