Brunswick


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Bruns·wick

 (brŭnz′wĭk)

Brunswick

(ˈbrʌnzwɪk)
n
1. (Placename) a former duchy (1635–1918) and state (1918–46) of central Germany, now part of the state of Lower Saxony; formerly (1949–90) part of West Germany
2. (Placename) a city in central Germany: formerly capital of the duchy and state of Brunswick. Pop: 245 076 (2003 est)
German name: Braunschweig

Bruns•wick

(ˈbrʌnz wɪk)

n.
1. a former state of Germany: now part of Lower Saxony in Germany.
2. a city in Lower Saxony, in N central Germany. 254,130.
German, Braunschweig.
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Noun1.Brunswick - a university town in southwestern Maine
Maine, ME, Pine Tree State - a state in New England
2.Brunswick - a town in southeast Georgia near the Atlantic coast; a port of entry
3.Brunswick - a city in central Germany
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
References in classic literature ?
I must just run to tell Miss Maxwell, for after I had packed up to-morrow I was going to Brunswick with her.
Aunt Jane began to "clear starch" her handkerchiefs and collars and purple muslin dress, so that she might be ready to go to Brunswick at any moment when the doctor pronounced Miranda well on the road to recovery.
He had returned to a late dinner, after some days' absence, and now walked up to Hartfield to say that all were well in Brunswick Square.
Poor 'Narcissa' after death (says Walpole) was attired in a Holland nightdress, with tucker and double ruffles of Brunswick lace, of which latter material she also wore a headdress, and a pair of new kid gloves.
Well, you must know, Bruce was mate of a bark at the time I'm speaking of, and he was on a voyage from Liverpool to New Brunswick.
Only don't say I didn't warn you if he burns Green Gables down or puts strychnine in the well--I heard of a case over in New Brunswick where an orphan asylum child did that and the whole family died in fearful agonies.
There was an old local preacher in New Brunswick one time whose name was Samuel Clask.
Suffice it to say, that I believe the applications for loans, gifts, and offices of profit that I have been requested to forward to the originals of the BROTHERS CHEERYBLE (with whom I never interchanged any communication in my life) would have exhausted the combined patronage of all the Lord Chancellors since the accession of the House of Brunswick, and would have broken the Rest of the Bank of England.
To the eyes of his matter-of-fact companions, the aspect of these coasts recalled rather the parceled-out land of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, and where the Frenchman discovered traces of the heroes of fable, these Americans were marking the most favorable points for the establishment of stores in the interests of lunar commerce and industry.
Milor Duke is a prisoner; the Duke of Brunswick is killed; the British army is in full flight; there is only one man escaped, and he is in the kitchen now--come and hear him.
He had given so few signs of reason, that a by-word went among his companions that his brain had been frozen up in a mighty frost which prevailed at St john's, New Brunswick, at the period of his birth there, and had never thawed from that hour.
This facility is adjacent to a large marina, which was simultaneously purchased by Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC).