Bottrop definition by Webster's New World
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city in W Germany, in the Ruhr valley, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia: pop. 119,000
Bottrop definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of northwest Germany in the Ruhr Valley northwest of Essen. It developed as a coal-mining center after the 1860s. Population: 119,000.