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Rheinsberg (rĪnsˈbĕrk) [key], town, Potsdam dist., NE Germany. It is a tourist and manufacturing center. The rococo palace in Rheinsberg was the residence (1736–40) of Crown Prince Frederick, later Frederick II of Prussia, who devoted his quasi-exile there to music, literature, and study.

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