Wilhelmshaven

[ vil-helms-hah-fuhn ]
/ ˈvɪl hɛlmsˌhɑ fən /

noun

a seaport in NW Germany, NW of Bremen, on the North Sea.

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Wilhelmshaven
/ (German vɪlhɛlmsˈhaːfən) /

noun

a port and resort in NW Germany, in Lower Saxony: founded in 1853; was the chief German North Sea naval base until 1945; a major oil port. Pop: 84 586 (2003 est)
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