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Bonn

 (bŏn, bôn)
A city of west-central Germany on the Rhine River. Founded as a Roman garrison in the first century ad, it is noted as the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770) and was the capital of West Germany (1949-1990).

Bonn

(bɒn; German bɔn)
n
(Placename) a city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Rhine: the former capital (1949–90) of West Germany; university (1786). Pop: 311 052 (2003 est)

Bonn

(bɒn, bɔn)

n.
a city in W Germany, on the Rhine: the capital of West Germany 1949–90; capital of Germany 1990–99. 293,072.
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Noun1.Bonn - a city in western Germany on the Rhine River; was the capital of West Germany between 1949 and 1989
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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In fin de siecle Bonn, the only game in town changed in the late 1980s from the diplomatic community's constant complaints about the boredom of life in the `small town in Germany,' known affectionately as Bundesdorf or Langweiligsburg, to the bewildering excitement of unification-watching.

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