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Ko·blenzalso Co·blenz (kō′blĕnts′)
A city of west-central Germany at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers southeast of Bonn. Founded as a Roman frontier station, the city was prominent during Carolingian times as a residence of Frankish kings.
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Koblenz(German ˈkoːblɛnts) or
(Placename) a city in W central Germany, in the Rhineland-Palatinate at the confluence of the Rivers Moselle and Rhine: ruled by the archbishop-electors of Trier from 1018 until occupied by the French in 1794; passed to Prussia in 1815, becoming capital of the Rhine Province (1824–1945) and of the Rhineland-Palatinate (1946–50); wine trade centre. Pop: 107 608 (2003 est). Latin name: Confluentes
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or Ko•blenz(ˈkoʊ blɛnts)
a city in W Germany, at the junction of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. 110,300.
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