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A city of northeast Hungary southwest of Miskolc. The city was occupied by the Turks from 1596 to 1687. It is known today as a center of wine production.
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1. (Placename) a city in N central Hungary. Pop: 56 696 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) the German name for Cheb
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(ˈɔr ʒə)

a river in central Europe, flowing NE from Germany through the W Czech Republic to the Elbe. 193 mi. (310 km) long. German, Eger.
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In his address Laszlo Habis, Mayor of Eger (Fidesz-KDNP) highlighted that the castle is a national memorial site, and the government is committed to its reconstruction so that they may showcase it to future generations in its old glory.
The main reason is investment," Eger said at the press conference in Tashkent.
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Similarly, disjunct distribution patterns have been reported for other molossids such as Cynomops abrasus and Molossops temminckii (Alberico & Naranjo 1982; Eger 2008), indicating the Andes mountain range is not a geographic barrier for some species of the group.
Pictured under arrest with facial injuries, Eger and Gabel are currently being held in a remand centre.
In the present greenhouse experiments using potted plants in cages, the kudzu bug, contrary to some previous reports (Eger et al.
One day, exhausted, I sat under a mango tree, gorged myself on mangos and immediately broke out in an allergic reaction."--LARRY EGER, PUBLIC DEFENDER, 12TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Bassist Jasper Hoiby is Danish, and drummer Anton Eger is Swedish, with only the pianist Ivo Neame actually being English.
This band, with Swedish drummer Anton Eger and British pianist Ivo Neame, has built an impressive reputation for exciting performances, with acclaim from critics and audiences alike.