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 (gŏth′ən-bûg′, gŏt′-)


(Placename) the English name for Göteborg


(ˌyœ təˈbɔr yə)

also Gothenburg

a seaport in SW Sweden, on the Kattegat. 449,189.
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Noun1.Gothenburg - a port in southwestern Sweden; second largest city in Sweden
Kingdom of Sweden, Sverige, Sweden - a Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
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