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Strasbourg

[ stras-burg, strahz-boorg; French straz-boor ]
/ ˈstræs bɜrg, ˈstrɑz bʊərg; French strazˈbur /
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noun
a fortress city in and the capital of Bas-Rhin, in NE France, near the Rhine: cathedral; taken by Allied forces November 1944.
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German Strass·burg [shtrahs-boork]. /ˈʃtrɑs bʊərk/.
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Strasbourg
/ (French strasbur, English ˈstræzbɜːɡ) /

noun
a city in NE France, on the Rhine: the chief French inland port; under German rule (1870–1918); university (1567); seat of the Council of Europe and of the European Parliament. Pop: 264 115 (1999)German name: Strassburg (ˈʃtraːsbʊrk)
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