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 (bō′kəm, -KHo͝om)
A city of west-central Germany in the Ruhr Valley east of Essen. It was chartered in 1321.
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(German ˈboːxum)
(Placename) an industrial city in NW Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: university (1965). Pop: 387 283 (2003 est)
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(ˈboʊ xʊm)

a city in central North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany. 413,400.
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