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 (do͝os′əl-dôrf′, düs′-)
A city of west-central Germany on the Rhine River north-northwest of Cologne. Chartered in 1288, it has been a leading industrial center since the 1870s.


(ˈdʊsəlˌdɔːf; German ˈdysəldɔrf)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Germany, capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, on the Rhine: commercial centre of the Rhine-Ruhr industrial area. Pop: 572 511 (2003 est)


(ˈdʊs əlˌdɔrf)

the capital of North Rhine–Westphalia, in W Germany, on the Rhine. 586,000.
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Noun1.Dusseldorf - an industrial city in western Germany on the RhineDusseldorf - an industrial city in western Germany on the Rhine
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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The Bavarians travel to mercurial Fortuna Duesseldorf, who drew 3-3 in Munich in November thanks to a hat-trick by Dodi Lukebakio.
Etihad has also mentioned that flight EY-30, which was scheduled to operate from Duesseldorf to on January 10, has been cancelled.
At the end of 2017, the year in which the state capital Duesseldorf hosted three major sporting events: the European Triathlon Championship, the World Table Tennis Championships and the Grand Depart of the Tour de France, the city is able to draw a positive conclusion and look forward to the sporting year 2018.
The mention of Duesseldorf is unlikely to make one turn cartwheels.
Flight attendants started striking last Friday over early retirement benefits and pensions and the cabin crew union raised the pressure on Tuesday by calling for walkouts on short and long-haul flights at Frankfurt, Duesseldorf and Munich airports from 0300 GMT on Wednesday through to 2300 GMT on Friday.
Prosecutors believe 27-year-old German co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the captain out of the cockpit and steered the plane into a mountainside on a flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf on March 24.
The team ended up flying groups home on three separate flights, rejecting the Germanwings option because of the long wait for a connection in Duesseldorf. "We really should have flown with that plane," Dalkurd sporting director Adil Kizil told the Sportbladet newspaper, as it was their first choice but the wait had changed their minds.
Germanwings A320 plane crashed in the middle of its flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 150 people onboard.
Duesseldorf, Germany: Germany's Mesut Ozil is unlikely to play in the friendly against World Cup finalists Argentina on Wednesday but could be fit for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland on Sunday, team manager Oliver Bierhoff said on Monday.
In the North Rhine-Westphalia capital of Duesseldorf, police said two men and a woman who had sought refuge in a garden house were killed late Monday when a large tree fell on the building, the dpa news agency reported Tuesday.
14 August 2013 - The regional court in Duesseldorf on Wednesday ruled against the German cartel officea[euro](tm)s decision to approve US media group Liberty Globala[euro](tm)s (NASDAQ:LBTYA) buy of German TV cable operator Kabel BW (KBW).