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Remagen (rāˈmäˌgən) [key], town (1994 pop. 15,971), Rhineland-Palatinate, W Germany, on the Rhine River. It is a rail junction from which mineral water is shipped. U.S. troops used the Ludendorff bridge at Remagen when they first crossed (Mar., 1945) the Rhine in World War II.

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