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 (zär-bro͝ok′ən, sär-, zär-brük′-)
A city of southwest Germany on the Saar River near the French border south of Bonn. Located on the site of earlier Celtic, Roman, and Frankish settlements, it was chartered in 1321.
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(German zaːrˈbrykən)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Germany, capital of Saarland state, on the Saar River. Pop: 181 860 (2003 est)
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(zɑrˈbrʊk ən, sɑr-)

a city in W Germany: the capital of Saarland. 189,102.
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