Bonn

geographical name
\ ˈbän How to pronounce Bonn (audio) , ˈbȯn\

Definition of Bonn

city on the Rhine River in western Germany south-southeast of Cologne; capital of the Federal Republic of Germany (sometimes called the Bonn Republic ) before reunification; seat of the reunified German parliament 1990–99 population 296,244

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