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A city of central Germany northeast of Kassel. Chartered in 1210, the city is noted for its university, founded in the 1730s.
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(Placename) a city in central Germany, in Lower Saxony: important member of the Hanseatic League (14th century); university, founded in 1734 by George II of England. Pop: 122 883 (2003 est)
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Göt•tin•gen(ˈgœt ɪŋ ən)
a city in central Germany. 127,519.
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