Szentgotthárd

Szentgotthárd (sĕntˈgôtˈhärd) [key], town (1991 est. pop. 8,680), W Hungary, on the Rába River near the Austrian border. In 1664, Montecucculi defeated the Turks at Szentgotthárd. The town is also known as St. Gotthard.

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