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A city of northwest France on the English Channel. The site has been occupied since ancient times and was frequently contested by the French and English because of its strategic location.
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Cherbourg(ˈʃɛəbʊəɡ; French ʃɛrbur)
(Placename) a port in NW France, on the English Channel. Pop: 25 370 (1999)
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Cher•bourg(ˈʃɛər bʊərg; Fr. ʃɛrˈbur)
a seaport in NW France. 30,112.
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|Noun||1.||Cherbourg - a port town in northwestern France on the English Channel; site of a naval base|
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