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(French fribur)
1. (Placename) a canton in W Switzerland. Capital: Fribourg. Pop: 242 700 (2002 est). Area: 1676 sq km (645 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in W Switzerland, capital of Fribourg canton: university (1889). Pop: 35 547 (2000)
German name: Freiburg
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(Fr. friˈbur)

1. a canton in W Switzerland. 224,552; 644 sq. mi. (1668 sq. km).
2. the capital of this canton. 40,500. German, Freiburg.
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It was not difficult to understand that he had gained the crown of his ambition and that the silver-mounted wand he brandished was in his eyes as honorable a distinction as the marshal's baton which Conde threw, or did not throw, into the enemy's line of battle at Fribourg. His person had undergone a change, analogous to the change in his dress; his figure had grown rotund and, as it were, canonical.
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Bernard Dafflon, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland