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Wanne-Eickel,Germany: see HerneHerne
, city (1994 pop. 180,540), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, a port on the Rhine-Herne Canal. It is an industrial center of the Ruhr district, with foundries. Manufactures include textiles, chemicals, machinery, and beer.
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an industrial town in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Rhine-Herne Canal: formed in 1926 by the merging of two townships. Pop.: 98 800 (latest est.)
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