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A city of south-central Germany north-northwest of Nuremburg. It was the capital of a powerful ecclesiastical state from 1007 to 1802.
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Bamberg(ˈbæmbɜːɡ; German ˈbambɛrk)
(Placename) a town in S Germany, in N Bavaria: seat of independent prince-bishops of the Holy Roman Empire (1007–1802). Pop: 69 899 (2003 est)
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