Göteborg


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Gö·te·borg

 (yœ′tə-bôr′ē) or Goth·en·burg (gŏth′ən-bûg′, gŏt′-)
A city of southwest Sweden on the Kattegat at the starting point of the Göta Canal system. Founded in 1621, it is a major port and industrial center.

Göteborg

(Swedish jœtəˈbɔrj) or

Gothenburg

n
(Placename) a port in SW Sweden, at the mouth of the Göta River: the largest port and second largest city in the country; developed through the Swedish East India Company and grew through Napoleon's continental blockade and with the opening of the Göta Canal (1832); university (1891). Pop: 481 523 (2004 est)

Gö•te•borg

(ˌyœ təˈbɔr yə)

also Gothenburg



n.
a seaport in SW Sweden, on the Kattegat. 449,189.
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