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Ham·burg

 (hăm′bûrg′, häm′bo͝org′, -bo͝ork′)
A city of northern Germany on the Elbe River northeast of Bremen. Founded by Charlemagne in the early ninth century, the city quickly grew in commercial importance and in 1241 formed an alliance with Lübeck that became the basis for the Hanseatic League. Today Hamburg is a major port and financial, industrial, and cultural center.

Hamburg

(ˈhæmbɜːɡ)
n
(Placename) a city-state and port in NW Germany, on the River Elbe: the largest port in Germany; a founder member of the Hanseatic League; became a free imperial city in 1510 and a state of the German empire in 1871; university (1919); extensive shipyards. Pop: 1 734 083 (2003 est)

Ham•burg

(ˈhæm bɜrg, ˈhɑm bʊərg)

n.
a seaport and state in N Germany, on the Elbe River. 1,708.000; 292 sq. mi. (755 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hamburg - a port city in northern Germany on the Elbe River that was founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century and is today the largest port in Germany; in 1241 it formed an alliance with Lubeck that became the basis for 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
Translations
Hamburk
Hamborg
Hampuri
Hamburg
Hamborg
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Hamburg

Hamburg

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Hamburg

[ˈhæmbɜːrg] nHambourg

Hamburg

[ˈhæmbɜːg] nAmburgo f
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de Press office of the State Ministry of Economic and Labour Affairs, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg Arne Maydell P +49-40-428-41-3015 arne.
Supply of mobile devices and accessories for the schools of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (FHH), represented by the central procurement body of the Authority of the Interior and Sport (ZVST) - organizationally connected with the Hamburg Police plans for all departments and agencies of the FHH to conclude a contract for the supply of motor vehicle tires all kind, providing a mobile tire breakdown service and possibly tire assembly, tire retention and tire repairs.
Over a period of many years, Otto Eduard Westphal (1853-1919) fulfilled a double function as a merchant and a senator, a member of the state government of the free and hanseatic city of Hamburg, responsible inter alia for the construction of the first tunnel under the river Elbe in 1910.