Salzburg

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German Salzburg, from Salz (salt) + Burg (castle, fort), from its former importance protecting the salt trade on the Salzach, itself derived from Salz + Aach, from Proto-Germanic *ahwō (waters, river).

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Salzburg

  1. A city in western Austria, famed for its baroque architecture and importance in musical history.
    • 1991, Stephen Fry, The Liar, p. 2:
      ‘Take Salzburg. By no means the chief city of Austria, but a Jerusalem to any music lover...’
  2. The present federal state of Austria surrounding the city.
  3. (historical) The former sovereign archbishopric surrounding the city.

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Catalan[edit]

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Salzburg m

  1. Salzburg

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Salz (salt) + Burg (castle, fort), from its former importance guarding the salt trade on the Salzach, itself derived from Salz + Aach

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Salzburg

  1. Salzburg

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Salzburg f

  1. Alternative form of Salzburgo