Essen

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Es·sen

 (ĕs′ən)
A city of west-central Germany near the confluence of the Ruhr and Rhine Rivers north of Cologne. Founded in the ninth century, it is a major iron and steel center.

Essen

(German ˈɛsən)
n
(Placename) a city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: the leading administrative centre of the Ruhr; university. Pop: 589 499 (2003 est)

Es•sen

(ˈɛs ən)

n.
a city in W Germany in the Ruhr River valley. 623,000.
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Noun1.Essen - a city in western Germany; industrial center of the Ruhr
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