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Offenbach

[ aw-fuhn-bahk, of-uhn-; for 1 also French aw-fen-bak; for 2 also German awf-uhn-bahkh ]
/ ˈɔ fənˌbɑk, ˈɒf ən-; for 1 also French ɔ fɛnˈbak; for 2 also German ˈɔf ənˌbɑx /
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noun

Jacques [zhahk], /ʒɑk/, 1819–80, French composer.
a city in S Hesse, in central Germany, on the Main River, near Frankfurt.

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British Dictionary definitions for Offenbach (1 of 2)

Offenbach1
/ (German ˈɔfənbax) /

noun

a city in central Germany, on the River Main in Hesse opposite Frankfurt am Main: leather-goods industry. Pop: 119 208 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Offenbach (2 of 2)

Offenbach2
/ (ˈɒfənˌbɑːk, French ɔfɛnbak) /

noun

Jacques (ʒɑk). 1819–80, German-born French composer of many operettas, including Orpheus in the Underworld (1858), and of the opera The Tales of Hoffmann (1881)
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