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Remscheid

(rĕm`shīt), city (1994 pop. 123,610), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Wupper River. It is a leading center of the German tool and hardware industry; it has manufactures in iron. Remscheid was first mentioned in the 11th cent. and chartered in 1808. Its masonry dam (completed 1891) is the oldest in Germany. The city was badly damaged (1943) during World War II.
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Remscheid

 

a city in North Rhine Westphalia, in the Federal Republic of Germany, located in a wooded, mountainous region near the Wupper River. Population, 135,500 (1973). An old metalworking center, Remscheid has machine-building (with considerable machine-tool manufacture), metallurgical, and textile industries.

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Remscheid

an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia. Pop.: 117 717 (2003 est.)
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