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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.


(German ˈboːxum)
(Placename) an industrial city in NW Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: university (1965). Pop: 387 283 (2003 est)


(ˈboʊ xʊm)

a city in central North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany. 413,400.
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If they lose to third-bottom Bochum they will be only four points clear of the relegation playoff place, but victory would take them only four adrift of the promotion playoff berth held by third-placed Holstein Kiel.
For reasons of traffic safety, the city of bochum intends to erect six stationary red light monitoring systems in combination with speed monitoring at six signalised junctions in the city of bochum.
Auto Business News-December 11, 2012--Opel confirms end of vehicle production at Bochum plant(C)1994-2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
Opel said efforts to try to rescue its Bochum car plant in Germany had been to no avail and it still intended to stop vehicle production there in 2016.
CAIRO: Borussia Dortmund's Egyptian striker Mohamed Zidan helped his team to a 2-0 win over Antar Yahia's Bochum in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
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Finnish telecomms solutions provider Nokia (NYSE: NOK) announced on Tuesday (15 January) plans to discontinue the production of mobile devices in Germany and close its Bochum site by mid-2008.
ALAN Shearer hit his first two goals from open play in pre-season - but every time the Newcastle and England star did the trick, Bochum went down the other end and scored themselves.
Bochum find themselves just clear of the relegation zone and their supporters are getting frustrated by the lack of progress.
The head of German carmaker Opel, under pressure from parent General Motors to end losses, refused to promise workers at its plant in Bochum on Monday that their jobs would be safeguarded after 2014.
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The Finnish telecomms systems provider Nokia Corp has unveiled plans to cut 300 full-time jobs at its mobile phone manufacturing facility in Bochum, Germany.