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Gütersloh (gütˈərslō) [key], city (1994 pop. 91,630), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany. Its diverse industries produce machinery, metal products, and furniture. Gütersloh passed from the bishopric of Osnabrück to Prussia in 1815 and was chartered in 1825.

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