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 (krā′fĕld′, -fĕlt′)
A city of west-central Germany on the Rhine River north-northwest of Cologne. Chartered in 1373, it has long been important as a textile center.
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(ˈkreɪfɛld; German ˈkreːfɛlt)
(Placename) a city in Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: textile industries. Pop: 238 565 (2003 est)
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(ˈkreɪ fɛld, -ˌfɛlt)

a city in W North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany, NW of Cologne. 249,662.
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