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Fribourg

(French fribur)
n
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

Fri•bourg

(Fr. friˈbur)

n.
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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