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Nijmegen

[ nahy-mey-guhn; Dutch nahy-mey-khuhn, -khuh ]
/ ˈnaɪ meɪ gən; Dutch ˈnaɪ meɪ xən, -xə /
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noun

a city in the E Netherlands, on the Waal River: peace treaty 1678.

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German Nimwegen. Formerly Nymwegen.
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British Dictionary definitions for Nijmegen

Nijmegen
/ (ˈnaɪˌmeɪɡən, Dutch ˈnɛimeːxə) /

noun

an industrial town in the E Netherlands, in Gelderland province on the Waal River: the oldest town in the country; scene of the signing (1678) of the peace treaty between Louis XIV, the Netherlands, Spain, and the Holy Roman Empire. Pop: 156 000 (2003 est)Latin name: Noviomagus German name: Nimwegen
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