Neuss

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Neuss

 (nois)
A city of west-central Germany across the Rhine River from Düsseldorf. Built on the site of a Roman camp, it was chartered in the 1100s.

Neuss

(German nɔys)
n
(Placename) an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia west of Düsseldorf: founded as a Roman fortress in the 1st century ad. Pop: 152 050 (2003 est). Latin name: Novaesium

Neuss

(nɔɪs)

n.
a city in W Germany, near Düsseldorf. 148,870.
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Roman Weapons, Tools, Bronze Equipment and Brooches from Neuss- Novaesium Excavations 1955-1972, BARIntSer 862, Oxford, 2000.
Here the Sixteenth Legion, after surrendering to the one-eyed Batavian general Julius Civilis, is ordered to leave the military camp at Novaesium. The atmosphere is extremely tense because two Roman legions at Vetera who had recently surrendered have just been treacherously slaughtered by the Germans upon leaving their camp -- hardly an encouraging precedent.