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[frahy-boo rk] /ˈfraɪˌbʊərk/
a city in SW Baden-Württemberg, in SW Germany.
German name of Fribourg. Unabridged
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  • As the lad fully admitted, his friend was the same old chum of Freiburg days—the friend to whom his parents had so much objected.

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  • In 1798 they were looted by the French, and were only restored to Freiburg in 1808.

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • The road from Colmar to Freiburg is an excellent one, well marked, and well kept up.

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  • When Erasmus wrote these words, he was no longer at Freiburg.

  • He used Merck's scopolamine at first, and later a solution made up after the formula of Straub of Freiburg, which is more stable.

  • The regiment of Poitou had suffered heavily in the battles of Freiburg.

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  • We afterwards find him at Metz, Geneva, and Freiburg, where he practised as a physician.

    The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe
  • I went to his house at midnight, but he was gone to Freiburg.

    Twenty Years in Europe Samuel H. M. Byers
  • At Freiburg are quite a number of windows entirely of geometric pattern work.

British Dictionary definitions for Freiburg


/German ˈfraibʊrk/
a city in SW Germany, in SW Baden-Württemberg: under Austrian rule (1368–1805); university (1457). Pop: 212 495 (2003 est) Official name Freiburg im Breisgau (ɪm ˈbraisɡau)
the German name for Fribourg
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