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Maastricht

[mahs-trikht] /ˈmɑs trɪxt/
noun
1.
a city in the SE Netherlands, on the Maas River.
Flemish Maestricht.
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Maastricht

/ˈmɑːstrɪxt; Dutch maːˈstrɪxt/
noun
1.
a city in the SE Netherlands near the Belgian and German borders: capital of Limburg province, on the River Maas (Meuse); a European Community treaty (Maastricht Treaty) was signed here in 1992, setting out the terms for the creation of the European Union. Pop: 122 000 (2003 est)
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gemeente (municipality), southeastern Netherlands. It lies along the Maas (Meuse) River at the junction of the Juliana, Liege-Maastricht, and Zuid-Willems canals. Maastricht is the principal city in the southeastern appendix of The Netherlands and is only 2 miles (3 km) from the Belgian border

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