[ dys-boork ]
/ ˈdüs bʊərk /
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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/.
Words nearby Duisburg
Duhamel, DUI, duiker, duikerbok, Duino Elegies, Duisburg, Duisenberg, du jour, duka, Dukakis, Dukas
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How to use Duisburg in a sentence
In 2010, 21 people died during a stampede at the Love Parade in Germany, leading to ten employees of the city of Duisburg and of the company that organized the event being criminally charged.Here’s Who Could Be Held Legally Liable for the Astroworld Tragedy|Andrew R. Chow|November 11, 2021|Time
Krummacher was a teacher of theology in the Reformed University of Duisburg.The Story of Our Hymns|Ernest Edwin Ryden
He was educated at Duisburg, Zrich and Bonn, where he distinguished himself by gymnastics as much as by study.
Duisburg (dis-bu¨rh), a flourishing town in Rhenish Prussia, 13 miles north of Dsseldorf.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
To-day Duisburg, with the amalgamated Ruhrort and Meiderich, has a population of 244,000.German Problems and Personalities|Charles Sarolea
British Dictionary definitions for Duisburg
/ (German ˈdyːsbʊrk) /
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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