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Horgen (hôrˈgən) [key], town (1990 pop. 16,463), Zürich canton, N Switzerland, on the Lake of Zürich. A textile center in the 17th cent., Horgen today has manufactures of electronic equipment. There is a noteworthy 18th-century church in the town.

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