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Linz

[lints] /lɪnts/
noun
1.
a port in N Austria, on the Danube River.

Upper Austria

noun
1.
a province in N Austria. 4631 sq. mi. (11,995 sq. km).
Capital: Linz.
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Linz1

/lɪnts/
noun
1.
a port in N Austria, capital of Upper Austria, on the River Danube: cultural centre; steelworks. Pop: 183 504 (2001) Latin name Lentia (ˈlɛntɪə; ˈlɛnsɪə)

Linz2

/lɪnz/
noun acronym
1.
Land Information New Zealand; the official body responsible for land registration, mapping, and surveying in New Zealand

Upper Austria

noun
1.
a state of N Austria: first divided from Lower Austria in 1251. Capital: Linz. Pop: 1 387 086 (2003 est). Area: 11 978 sq km (4625 sq miles) German name Oberösterreich
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Encyclopedia Article for Linz

Upper Austria

Bundesland (federal state), northern Austria. It borders Germany and the Czech Republic on the west and north and is bounded by Bundeslander Niederosterreich (Lower Austria) on the east and Steiermark (Styria) and Salzburg on the south. Oberosterreich lies between the Inn and the Enns rivers and is traversed by the Danube River.

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