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Enschede

(ĕnskhədā`), city (1994 pop. 147,624), Overijssel prov., E Netherlands, near the German border. It is a rail junction with textile, rubber, and machinery manufacturing. Enschede was rebuilt after a fire largely destroyed it in 1862. De Kogge, a Dutch, Flemish, and German writers group, meets in the city triennially. A technical university is there.

Enschede

 

a city in the Netherlands, Overijssel Province. Population, 141,400 (1977). Enschede is a railroad junction and a landing on the Twente-Rhine Canal. The center of the Twente industrial region, it has a large textile industry, which produces mainly cotton fabrics and employs about one-third of the city’s economically active population. It also has a machine-building industry, which produces textile machinery, pumps, and hoisting equipment, and chemical, footwear, and woodproducts industries. A university of technology is located in Enschede.

Enschede

a city in the E Netherlands, in Overijssel province: a major centre of the Dutch cotton industry. Pop.: 152 000 (2003 est.)
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