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The capital of North Dakota, in the south-central part of the state on hills overlooking the Missouri River. It was originally a camp for laborers building the Northern Pacific Railroad.


(Placename) a city in North Dakota, on the Missouri River: the state capital. Pop: 56 344 (2003 est)


(German ˈbɪsmark)
(Biography) Prince Otto (Eduard Leopold) von (ˈɔto fɔn), called the Iron Chancellor. 1815–98, German statesman; prime minister of Prussia (1862–90). Under his leadership Prussia defeated Austria and France, and Germany was united. In 1871 he became the first chancellor of the German Reich


(ˈbɪz mɑrk)

1. Otto von, 1815–98, German statesman: first chancellor of modern German Empire 1871–90.
2. the capital of North Dakota, in the central part. 44,485.
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Noun1.Bismarck - German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)Bismarck - German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
2.Bismarck - capital of the state of North DakotaBismarck - capital of the state of North Dakota; located in south central North Dakota overlooking the Missouri river
North Dakota, Peace Garden State, ND - a state of north central United States bordering on Canada
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The fight had not lasted five minutes before the appearance of the Hermann to the east, and immediately after of the Furst Bismarck in the west, forced the Americans to leave her, but in that time they had smashed her iron to rags.
The American fleet, headed by the Theodore Roosevelt, was crossing behind them, pounding them in succession, steaming in between them and the big modern Furst Bismarck, which was coming up from the west.
Whack, whack, whack, went the quick-firing guns of the Americans' battery, and smash came an answering shell from the Furst Bismarck.
The American ironclads were no longer in column formation; the Theodore Roosevelt, badly damaged, had turned to the southeast, and the Andrew Jackson, greatly battered but uninjured in any fighting part was passing between her and the still fresh and vigorous Furst Bismarck to intercept and meet the latter's fire.
The King of Prussia and Bismarck issue decrees and an army enters Bohemia.
A corps student told me it was of record that Prince Bismarck fought thirty-two of these duels in a single summer term when he was in college.
He had relatives in Bismarck, a German settlement to the north of us, but for a year now he had been working for grandfather.
The Vicar, finding his comfort in the practice of a Christian virtue, exercised forbearance; but he revenged himself by calling the churchwarden Bismarck behind his back.
He had lived in Silesia, a member of a despised and persecuted race, and had taken part in the proletarian movement in the early seventies, when Bismarck, having conquered France, had turned his policy of blood and iron upon the "International.
But the first friend of the telephone in Germany was Bismarck.
And if there are no openings there we'll go on to the Bismarck Archipelago.
The superficial reason was obvious enough, but there was a real one behind it that struck him as rather wanting in the solidity which should characterise the motives of an emissary of Prince Bismarck.