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A city of west-central Germany in the Ruhr Valley west-northwest of Essen. It is a port, rail junction, and industrial center.
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(German ˈoːbərhauzən)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Rhine-Herne Canal: site of the first ironworks in the Ruhr. Pop: 220 033 (2003 est)
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(ˈoʊ bərˌhaʊ zən)

a city in W Germany, in the lower Ruhr valley. 225,443.
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