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(ˈmɑːstrɪxt; Dutch maːˈstrɪxt)
(Placename) an obsolete spelling of Maastricht
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or Maes•tricht

(ˈmɑs trɪkt, -trɪxt)

a city in the SE Netherlands, on the Maas River. 115,782.
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Debye, who was born in Maestricht, was never a German citizen but was at home in German culture.
Belgique et le Royaume des Pays-Bas, signee a Maestricht le 8 aout 1843.
At Mechlin, Zutphen, Naarden, Oudwater, Sichem and Maestricht defenders and noncombatants were killed indiscriminately.