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Saarbrücken

[zahr-broo k-uh n, sahr-; German zahr-bryk-uh n] /zɑrˈbrʊk ən, sɑr-; German zɑrˈbrük ən/
noun
1.
a city in W Germany: the capital of the Saarland.

Saarland

[zahr-land, sahr-; German zahr-lahnt] /ˈzɑrˌlænd, ˈsɑr-; German ˈzɑrˌlɑnt/
noun
1.
a state in W Germany, in the Saar River valley. 991 sq. mi. (2569 sq. km).
Capital: Saarbrücken.
Related forms
Saarlander, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Saarbrücken

Saarbrücken

/German zaːrˈbrykən/
noun
1.
an industrial city in W Germany, capital of Saarland state, on the Saar River. Pop: 181 860 (2003 est)

Saarland

/German ˈzaːrlant/
noun
1.
a state of W Germany: formed in 1919; under League of Nations administration until 1935; occupied by France (1945–57); part of West Germany (1957–90): contains rich coal deposits and is a major industrial region. Capital: Saarbrücken. Pop: 1 060 000 (2003 est). Area: 2567 sq km (991 sq miles)
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