Düsseldorf

[doo s-uh l-dawrf; German dys-uh l-dawrf]

North Rhine-Westphalia

[rahyn-west-fey-lee-uh, -feyl-yuh]
noun
  1. 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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Contemporary Examples of dusseldorf

  • Go: Regular flights available from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Istanbul, Vienna, Dusseldorf, and Frankfurt.

  • A closing dinner for Havenrock II was held in Dusseldorf in July 2007, according to Bloomberg News.

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    Goldman's Dirty Customers

    John Carney

    April 21, 2010

  • The 40-year-old Voit studied at the Dusseldorf Academy in Germany with Thomas Ruff, a disciple of Bernd and Hilla Becher.

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    This Is Not a Tree

    Philip Gefter

    January 7, 2010

Historical Examples of dusseldorf


British Dictionary definitions for dusseldorf

Düsseldorf

noun
  1. 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)

North Rhine-Westphalia

noun
  1. 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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