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 (rā′gənz-bûrg′, -gəns-bo͝ork′)
A city of southeast Germany on the Danube River north-northeast of Munich. An ancient Celtic settlement, it was an important Roman frontier station and later a free imperial city before passing to Bavaria in 1810.
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(German ˈreːɡənsbʊrk)
(Placename) a city in SE Germany, in Bavaria on the River Danube: a free Imperial city from 1245 and the leading commercial city of S Germany in the 12th and 13th centuries; the Imperial Diet was held in the town hall from 1663 to 1806. Pop: 128 604 (2003 est). Former English name: Ratisbon
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(ˈreɪ gənzˌbɜrg, -ˌbʊərg)

a city in central Bavaria, in SE Germany, on the Danube. 125,608.
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