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 (nī′mā′gən, -KHən)
A city of eastern Netherlands on the Waal River near the German border. Founded in Roman times, it flourished under Charlemagne and later became a free imperial city and a member of the Hanseatic League.
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(ˈnaɪˌmeɪɡən; Dutch ˈnɛimeːxə)
(Placename) an industrial town in the E Netherlands, in Gelderland province on the Waal River: the oldest town in the country; scene of the signing (1678) of the peace treaty between Louis XIV, the Netherlands, Spain, and the Holy Roman Empire. Pop: 156 000 (2003 est). Latin name: Noviomagus German name: Nimwegen
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(ˈnaɪ meɪ gən)

a city in the E Netherlands, on the Waal River: peace treaty 1678. 145,816.
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Noun1.Nijmegen - an industrial city in the eastern Netherlands
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
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