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 (dôrt′mənd, -mo͝ont′)
A city of west-central Germany north-northeast of Cologne. First mentioned c. 885, it flourished from the 13th to the 17th century as a member of the Hanseatic League.


(ˈdɔːtmənd; German ˈdɔrtmʊnt)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia at the head of the Dortmund–Ems Canal: university (1966). Pop: 589 661 (2003 est)


(ˈdɔrt mənd)

a city in W Germany. 600,918.
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Noun1.Dortmund - an industrial city in northwestern Germany; flourished from the 13th to 17th century as a member of the Hanseatic League
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
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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