[doo s-uh l-dawrf; German dys-uh l-dawrf]
- a port in and the capital of North Rhine–Westphalia, in W Germany, on the Rhine.
- a state in W Germany; formerly a part of Rhine province. 13,154 sq. mi. (34,070 sq. km). Capital: Düsseldorf.
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They owned the shed at Baden-Baden and leased from the municipality the one at Dusseldorf.Zeppelin
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Passing through Dusseldorf he could scarcely tear himself away; for the Elector Palatine wished to keep him at any price.Sketch of Handel and Beethoven
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He exhibited at the Kunstverein at Dusseldorf a picture of "Rebecca at the well," very well executed.
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- an industrial city in W Germany, capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, on the Rhine: commercial centre of the Rhine-Ruhr industrial area. Pop: 572 511 (2003 est)
- a state of W Germany: formed in 1946 by the amalgamation of the Prussian province of Westphalia with the N part of the Prussian Rhine province and later with the state of Lippe; part of West Germany until 1990: highly industrialized. Capital: Düsseldorf. Pop: 18 080 000 (2003 est). Area: 34 039 sq km (13 142 sq miles)German name: Nordrhein-Westfalen
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