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Heidelberg

[ hahyd-l-burg; German hahyd-l-berk ]
/ ˈhaɪd lˌbɜrg; German ˈhaɪd lˌbɛrk /
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noun
a city in NW Baden-Württemberg, in SW Germany: university, founded 1386.
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Heidelberg
/ (ˈhaɪdəlˌbɜːɡ, German ˈhaidəlbɛrk) /

noun
a city in SW Germany, in NW Baden-Württemberg on the River Neckar: capital of the Palatinate from the 13th century until 1719; famous castle (begun in the 12th century) and university (1386), the oldest in Germany. Pop: 142 959 (2003 est)
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