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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.
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(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)
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(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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Mattheus van Leipsig, a Dutch trader who was present in Delhi at the time, wrote that although the killings stopped after the Nizam of Hyderabad's plea to Nader, the loot and plunder of the Delhi residents continued with impunity.
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