Dusseldorf

Düsseldorf

[doos-uhl-dawrf; German dys-uhl-dawrf]
noun
a port in and the capital of North Rhine–Westphalia, in W Germany, on the Rhine.
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North Rhine-Westphalia

[rahyn-west-fey-lee-uh, -feyl-yuh]
noun
a state in W Germany; formerly a part of Rhine province. 13,154 sq. mi. (34,070 sq. km). Capital: Düsseldorf.
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Düsseldorf (ˈdʊsəlˌdɔːf, German ˈdysəldɔrf)
 
n
an industrial city in W Germany, capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, on the Rhine: commercial centre of the Rhine-Ruhr industrial area. Pop: 572 511 (2003 est)

North Rhine-Westphalia
 
n
German name: Nordrhein-Westfalen a state of W Germany: formed in 1946 by the amalgamation of the Prussian province of Westphalia with the N part of the Prussian Rhine province and later with the state of Lippe; part of West Germany until 1990: highly industrialized. Capital: Düsseldorf. Pop: 18 080 000 (2003 est). Area: 34 039 sq km (13 142 sq miles)

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