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  1. Ger·man·town
    IPA[ˈjərmənˌtoun]
    • 1. a city in southwestern Tennessee, a southeastern suburb of Memphis; population 37,251 (est. 2008).

    • 2. a historic residential section of northwestern Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, scene of a 1777 battle.

    • a vast necropolis at the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, with monuments dating from the 3rd millennium bc to the Greco-Roman age, notably a step pyramid that is the first known building made entirely of stone (c. 2650 bc).
    • a city in northeastern Mississippi, just south of the Tennessee border and of Memphis in Tennessee; population 44,076 (est. 2008).
    • a vast necropolis at the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, with monuments dating from the 3rd millennium bc to the Graeco-Roman age, notably a step pyramid which is the first known building made entirely of stone (c. 2650 bc).
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