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Hohentwiel (hōəntvēlˈ) [key], mountain, 2,260 ft (689 m) high, in Baden-Württemberg, SW Germany. On the summit of Hohentwiel are the ruins of an ancient castle that was the seat of the dukes of Swabia in the 10th cent.

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