Munich

geographical name
Mu·​nich | \ ˈmyü-nik How to pronounce Munich (audio) \
variants: or German München \ ˈmᵫn-​ḵən How to pronounce München (audio) \

Definition of Munich

city on the Isar River in southern Germany population 1,348,335

Note: Munich serves as capital of the state of Bavaria.

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