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A city of east-central Netherlands on the Ijssel River east-northeast of Utrecht. A member of the Hanseatic League, it was a noted center of piety and learning during the Middle Ages.
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(ˈdeɪvəntə; Dutch ˈdeːvəntər)
(Placename) an industrial city in the E Netherlands, in Overijssel province, on the River IJssel: medieval intellectual centre; early centre of Dutch printing. Pop: 88 000 (2003 est)
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(ˈdeɪ vən tər)

a city in E Netherlands. 66,062.
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