Am Rande der Gemeinde oder Kreisstadt

English translation: on the edge of the community or county town

22:44 Aug 20, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
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German term or phrase: Am Rande der Gemeinde oder Kreisstadt
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Geri
English translation:on the edge of the community or county town
Explanation:
Sources: Collins German dictionary, Duden.

I don't think district is the correct translation for gemeinde in this case. Community as in a place where people live together seems to be most likely. County town refers to the principal town in a county, as I believe does Kreisstadt.
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mckinnc
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naOn the edge of the municipality or district town
Mats Wiman
naAt the outskirt of the parish or chief town district
lone (X)
na -1on the edge of the community or county town
mckinnc


  

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On the edge of the municipality or district town


Explanation:
or
On the outskirts of the municipality or chief town

alternatives to municpality
parish (religeous)
community


    Duden-Oxford+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 19:21
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Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish

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agree  Karl Apsel: I would use: "On the outskirts of the municipality (or parish!) or district town".
2 hrs

disagree  mckinnc: I'm not sure about the term municipality. It exists but is rarely used.
3 hrs
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
on the edge of the community or county town


Explanation:
Sources: Collins German dictionary, Duden.

I don't think district is the correct translation for gemeinde in this case. Community as in a place where people live together seems to be most likely. County town refers to the principal town in a county, as I believe does Kreisstadt.

mckinnc
Local time: 19:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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disagree  Karl Apsel: eventhough Langenscheidts offers "County town" as a possibility I think a German "Kreis" is rather a district ...
30 mins
  -> True but what is a kreisstadt then? The term district town does not exist.
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6 hrs
At the outskirt of the parish or chief town district


Explanation:
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    Reference: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03148c.htm
    Reference: http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/living/stats/populatn/199...
lone (X)
Canada
Local time: 13:21
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Native speaker of: Danish
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