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Quiz "Castles"

Castles

the county town of Meath, Republic of Ireland; 12th-century castle, medieval cathedral; textiles and machinery. Pop: 5894 (2002)

Castles

a castle near Newport on the Isle of Wight: Charles I was held prisoner here from 1647 until his execution in 1649

Castles

a town in S England in Dorset: noted for its medieval abbey, ruined medieval castle, and Sherborne Castle, a mansion built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594. Pop: 9350 (2001)

Castles

a castle in W Switzerland, in Vaud at the E end of Lake Geneva

Castles

a city in SW Germany, in NW Baden-Württemberg on the River Neckar: capital of the Palatinate from the 13th century until 1719; famous castle (begun in the 12th century) and university (1386), the oldest in Germany. Pop: 142 959 (2003 est)
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