Duisburg

geographical name
Duis·​burg | \ ˈdü-əs-ˌbərg How to pronounce Duisburg (audio) , ˈdüz-ˌbərg, ˈdyüz-ˌbərg, German ˈdᵫs-ˌbu̇rk\
variants: or formerly Duisburg-Hamborn \ -​häm-​ˈbȯrn How to pronounce Duisburg-Hamborn (audio) \

Definition of Duisburg

city in western Germany at the junction of the Rhine and Ruhr rivers population 488,468

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