Schleswig

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Schles·​wig | \ ˈshles-(ˌ)wig, -(ˌ)vik\

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1 or Danish Slesvig \ ˈslis-​vē \ region of northern Germany and southern Denmark in the southern part of the Jutland Peninsula
2 seaport city on Schlei Inlet in northern Germany population 24,000

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