how to pronounce hochburg


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the above transcription of hochburg is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hochburg is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hochburg in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… in straubing ist schon eine hochburg für …”

meanings of hochburg


  1. Stronghold, heartland (a place or region where a certain ideology, religion etc. is held by a great majority of the population or with great conviction).
  2. Fortress located on top of a hill or mountain.

hochburg frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hochburg occurs in german on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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