strassburg

Strasbourg

[stras-burg, strahz-boorg; French straz-boor]
noun
a fortress city in and the capital of Bas-Rhin, in NE France, near the Rhine: cathedral; taken by Allied forces November 1944.
German Strassburg [shtrahs-boork] .
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Strasbourg (French strasbur, English ˈstræzbɜːɡ)
 
n
German name: Strassburg a city in NE France, on the Rhine: the chief French inland port; under German rule (1870--1918); university (1567); seat of the Council of Europe and of the European Parliament. Pop: 264 115 (1999)

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