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Göteborg

[ yœ-tuh-bawr-yuh ]
/ ˌyœ təˈbɔr yə /
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noun
a seaport in SW Sweden, on the Kattegat.
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Göteborg

Gothenburg

/ (Swedish jœtəˈbɔrj) /

noun
a port in SW Sweden, at the mouth of the Göta River: the largest port and second largest city in the country; developed through the Swedish East India Company and grew through Napoleon's continental blockade and with the opening of the Göta Canal (1832); university (1891). Pop: 481 523 (2004 est)
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