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 (do͝os′əl-dôrf′, düs′-)
A city of west-central Germany on the Rhine River north-northwest of Cologne. Chartered in 1288, it has been a leading industrial center since the 1870s.


(ˈdʊsəlˌdɔːf; German ˈdysəldɔrf)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Germany, capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, on the Rhine: commercial centre of the Rhine-Ruhr industrial area. Pop: 572 511 (2003 est)


(ˈdʊs əlˌdɔrf)

the capital of North Rhine–Westphalia, in W Germany, on the Rhine. 586,000.
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Noun1.Dusseldorf - an industrial city in western Germany on the RhineDusseldorf - an industrial city in western Germany on the Rhine
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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