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A city of central Germany southwest of Leipzig. Site of an episcopal see founded by Saint Boniface in the eighth century, it was later a free imperial city and a member of the Hanseatic League.
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(Placename) an industrial city in central Germany, the capital of Thuringia: university (1392). Pop: 201 645 (2003 est)
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the capital of Thuringia in central Germany. 220,016.
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