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[loot-vikhs-hah-fuh n, lood-]
  1. a city in SW Germany, on the Rhine opposite Mannheim.
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Historical Examples

  • I was fortunate—one of the three sent to see how clear the road from Ludwigshafen to Mannheim, and to cover the river crossing.

    The Best Short Stories of 1915


  • The famous raids on the Ludwigshafen factories and the Karlsruhe railway station occurred in June, 1915.

    Georges Guynemer

    Henry Bordeaux

  • The Prussians had advanced as far as Ludwigshafen, opposite Mannheim, without encountering any serious resistance.

  • Kyle dropped eight bombs, most of them on the munition plant at Ludwigshafen.

  • The rest of the formation had gone on, dropped their bombs on Rombach and were beating it for Ludwigshafen.

British Dictionary definitions for ludwigshafen


  1. a city in SW Germany, in the Rhineland-Palatinate, on the Rhine: chemical industry. Pop: 162 836 (2003 est)
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