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also Freiburg im Breis·gau (ĭm brīs′gou′) A city of southwest Germany near the Rhine River at the edge of the Black Forest. Founded in 1120, it is a manufacturing, cultural, and tourist center.
1. (Placename) a city in SW Germany, in SW Baden-Württemberg: under Austrian rule (1368–1805); university (1457). Pop: 212 495 (2003 est). Official name: Freiburg im Breisgau
2. (Placename) the German name for Fribourg
1. a city in SW Baden-Württemberg, in SW Germany. 198,496.
2. German name of Fribourg.