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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of west-central Germany in the Ruhr Valley east of Essen. It was chartered in 1321.

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  • proper noun a city in western Germany

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  • Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Bochum and in Hamburg.

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  • Manfred Eigen was born in Bochum on 9 May 1927, the son of the chamber musician Ernst Eigen and his wife Hedwig, née Feld.

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  • "The raids will continue for weeks," said Eduard Güroff, a spokesman for prosecutors in the western city of Bochum, which is leading the investigation.

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  • In 1979 he founded the engineering firm Maidl und Maidl in Bochum, which is involved in many large and complex tunnel projects in Germany and abroad.

  • The fund already owns assets in secondary German cities, such as Bochum, Dresden, D ü sseldorf, Bonn, Hannover and Essen.

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  • Citing documents from the prosecution office in Bochum which is investigating the affair, Benecken said that team doctors and chefs of luxury hotels were approached and asked to poison certain players.

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  • Citing documents from the prosecution office in Bochum which is investigating the affair, Benecken said that team doctors and chefs of luxury hotels were approached and asked to poison certain players.

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  • This festival of experimental theater, in its 20th year, allows modern-theater proponents to show the public and critics 50 productions in four cities—Bochum, Düsseldorf, Cologne and Mülheim an der Ruhr.

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  • This festival of experimental theater, in its 20th year, allows modern-theater proponents to show the public and critics 50 productions in four cities—Bochum, Düsseldorf, Cologne and Mülheim an der Ruhr.

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  • "Merkel recognized that Europe is in a difficult situation, but at the same time clearly and competently laid out the CDU's role in leading Germany through the European crisis," said Erika Stahl, a long-time CDU member from Bochum in the Germany's Ruhr Valley.

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