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 (mo͝on′stər, mŭn′-, mün′-)
A city of west-central Germany north-northeast of Cologne. Founded c. 800 as a Carolingian episcopal see, it was a prominent member of the Hanseatic League after the 1300s. Today it is an industrial center and a canal port.

Mun·ster 1

A historical region and province of southwest Ireland. It was one of the kingdoms of ancient Ireland.

Mun·ster 2

 (mŭn′stər, mo͝on′-)
Variant of Muenster.


(Placename) a province of SW Republic of Ireland: the largest of the four provinces and historically a kingdom; consists of the counties of Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, and Waterford. Capital: Cork. Pop: 1 100 614 (2002). Area: 24 125 sq km (9315 sq miles)


(Cookery) a variant of muenster


(German ˈmynstər)
(Placename) a city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Dortmund-Ems Canal: one of the treaties comprising the Peace of Westphalia (1648) was signed here; became capital of Prussian Westphalia in 1815. Pop: 269 579 (2003 est)


(ˈmʌn stər, ˈmʊn-)

n. (often cap.)


(ˈmʌn stər)

a province in SW Republic of Ireland. 1,019,694; 9316 sq. mi. (24,130 sq. km).


(ˈmün stər)

a city in NW Germany. 264,887.
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The 13 chapters here were selected, revised, and extended from presentations at a November 2017 conference in Munster, Germany. Scholars of Latin and vernacular literatures, culture, and art history look at the early modern construction of traveling as a means of acquiring knowledge and experience.
He was the recipient of Ohio University Teaching Assistantship (1980-1984); National Science Foundation, USA postdoctoral fellowship at Brigham Young University, USA (1984-1985); DAAD study visit to University of Munster, Germany (1994); Fulbright visiting scholar, Ohio University, USA (1995-1996) and Adjunct Professorship in the Brigham Young University, USA (1996-1997).
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Wirecard, the global innovation leader in digital financial technology, has announced a cooperation with BASF Digital Farming GmbH, Munster, Germany, to provide digital payment services for the companys latest farming solution.
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