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 (brĕm′ən, brā′mən)
A city of northwest Germany on the Weser River southwest of Hamburg. It is a major port and was a leading member of the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages.


1. (Placename) a state of NW Germany, centred on the city of Bremen and its outport Bremerhaven. Pop: 663 000 (2003 est). Area: 404 sq km (156 sq miles)
2. (Placename) an industrial city and port in NW Germany, on the Weser estuary. Pop: 544 853 (2003 est)


(ˈbrɛm ən, ˈbreɪ mən)

1. a state in NW Germany. 680,000; 156 sq. mi. (405 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state, on the Weser River. 571,000.
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Noun1.Bremen - a city of northwestern Germany linked by the Weser River to the port of Bremerhaven and the North Sea; in the Middle Ages it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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