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[gahr-mish-pahrt-n-keer-kuh n; German gahr-mish-pahrt-n-keer-khuh n] /ˈgɑr mɪʃˈpɑrt nˌkɪər kən; German ˈgɑr mɪʃˈpɑrt nˌkir xən/
a city in S Germany, in the Bavarian Alps. Unabridged
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market town, Bavaria Land (state), southern Germany. It lies at the junction of the deep Loisach and Partnach valleys, in the Bavarian Alps at the foot of the Zugspitze (9,718 feet [2,962 metres]), which is the highest mountain in Germany. The town, a union of the two ancient villages of Garmisch and Partenkirchen, was chartered in 1935 and retains much of its rural character

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