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Cuxhaven

(ko͝oks`häfən), city (1994 pop. 56,000), Lower Saxony, N Germany, at the mouth of the Elbe River. A North Sea fishing and shipping port, it is also a summer resort. Shipbuilding and fish-processing are its chief industries. From 1394 to 1937, Cuxhaven was held by Hamburg.
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Cuxhaven

 

a city and port in the Federal Republic of Ger-many, in Lower Saxony Land (state); it is located on the North Sea, on the left bank of the Elbe River estuary. Population, 44, 600 (1971). The city is a foreport of Hamburg. Cuxhaven is a shipbuilding and machine-building center and the country’s second largest fishing port. The city has fish canneries and a navigation school.

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Cuxhaven

a port in NW Germany, at the mouth of the River Elbe. Pop.: 52 876 (2003 est.)
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