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A city of southern Germany west-northwest of Munich. Founded by Augustus as a Roman garrison c. 14 bc, it was a major commercial and banking center in the 15th and 16th centuries.
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(Placename) a city in S Germany, in Bavaria: founded by the Romans in 14 bc; site of the diet that produced the Peace of Augsburg (1555), which ended the struggles between Lutherans and Catholics in the Holy Roman Empire and established the principle that each ruler should determine the form of worship in his lands. Pop: 259 217 (2003 est). Roman name: Augusta Vindelicorum
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a city in Bavaria, in S Germany. 262,110.
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