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[awgz-burg; German ouks-boo rk] /ˈɔgz bɜrg; German ˈaʊks bʊərk/
a city in Bavaria, in S Germany. Unabridged
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  • "When we begin to yield, we always yield more," wrote he to his ministers at Augsburg.

  • Between the two is the family name, written in Augsburg fashion, Holbain.

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • This was notably the case with the early works printed at Ulm, and in a somewhat lesser degree at Augsburg.

  • Papa was at Augsburg yesterday, and has just come home, and it is all to come off the week after next.

    Linda Tressel Anthony Trollope
  • Holbein was born at Augsburg, in 1495 or 1496, into a family of artists.

    A History of Wood-Engraving George Edward Woodberry
  • When Augsburg was taken, Charles felt that he was not safe at Innspruck.

  • Had it been possible, she would have returned the gift as she did the alms at Augsburg.

    Complete Short Works Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for Augsburg


/German ˈauksbʊrk/
a city in S Germany, in Bavaria: founded by the Romans in 14 bc; site of the diet that produced the Peace of Augsburg (1555), which ended the struggles between Lutherans and Catholics in the Holy Roman Empire and established the principle that each ruler should determine the form of worship in his lands. Pop: 259 217 (2003 est) Roman name Augusta Vindelicorum (aʊˈɡuːstə vɪnˈdɛlɪˌkəʊrəm)
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