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Itzehoe (ĭtˈsəhō) [key], city (1994 pop. 34,080), Schleswig-Holstein, N central Germany, on the Stör River. It is a commercial center; manufactures include cement and machinery. Itzehoe was founded c.810 by Charlemagne and is one of the oldest cities in Schleswig-Holstein. It passed to Prussia in 1866.

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