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Bran·den·burg

 (brăn′dən-bûrg′, brän′dən-bo͝ork′)
1. A historical region and former margraviate of north-central Germany around which the kingdom of Prussia developed. The region is now divided between Poland and Germany.
2. A city of northeast Germany on the Havel River west-southwest of Berlin. It is an industrial center.

Brandenburg

(ˈbrændənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈbrandənbʊrk)
n
1. (Placename) a state in NE Germany, part of East Germany until 1990. A former electorate, it expanded under the Hohenzollerns to become the kingdom of Prussia (1701). The district east of the Oder River became Polish in 1945. Capital: Potsdam. Pop: 2 575 000 (2003 est). Area: 29 481 sq km (11 219 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in NE Germany: former capital of the Prussian province of Brandenburg. Pop: 75 485 (2003 est)

Bran•den•burg

(ˈbræn dənˌbɜrg)

n.
1. a state in NE central Germany. 2,700,000; 10,039 sq. mi. (26,000 sq. km). Cap.: Potsdam.
2. a city in NE Germany. 95,203.
Bran′den•burg`er, n.
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Noun1.Brandenburg - the territory of an Elector (of the Holy Roman Empire) that expanded to become the kingdom of Prussia in 1701
Preussen, Prussia - a former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland; "in the 19th century Prussia led the economic and political unification of the German states"