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 (līp′sĭg, -sĭk, -tsĭk)
A city of east-central Germany south-southwest of Berlin. Originally a Slavic settlement, it developed by the early Middle Ages into a major commercial and cultural center.


(ˈlaɪpsɪɡ; German ˈlaiptsɪç)
(Placename) a city in E central Germany, in Saxony: famous fairs, begun about 1170; publishing and music centre; university (1409); scene of a decisive defeat for Napoleon Bonaparte in 1813. Pop: 497 531 (2003 est)


(ˈlaɪp sɪg, -sɪk)

a city in E central Germany. 545,307.
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Noun1.Leipzig - a city in southeastern Germany famous for fairsLeipzig - a city in southeastern Germany famous for fairs; formerly a music and publishing center
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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Bach wrote his St John Passion for his first Good Friday in Leibzig in 1724.
Vorlesungen uber die Methode des akademischen Studiums, in: Werke, seleccion en tres tomos, editada y con introduccion de Otto Weift, Fritz Eckardt, Leibzig, 1907.
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