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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).
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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
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Hamborg
Hampuri
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Hamborg
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Sbh | as the state enterprise of the free and hanseatic city of hamburg (hereinafter referred to as sbh), Schulbau hamburg has the task of planning, Constructing, Maintaining and managing the school real estate in accordance with the school~s economic principles and the more than 400 schools to the authority for school and vocational training (bsb) for rent.
Senator Frank Horch, Minister of the Economy, Transport and Innovation in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, representing the majority shareholder in Hughafen Hamburg GmbH, thanked Dr Klaus-Juergen Juhnke for his outstanding proactive commitment to Hamburg Airport".
She discusses beginnings, ten years in Altona and on the Elbe, and the free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg, After 1938, she presents letters her mother send from the camps, in sections on between the lines, each child is my only one, a father also writes to his children, and gloomy echoes.
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Although the transaction structure provides for appropriate reinvestment provisions for the notes' collateral upon expiry of the grandfathered sovereign guarantee, a previous deterioration in the creditworthiness of the state guarantors (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and the State of Schleswig-Holstein) may adversely affect the rating of the notes.