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(Placename) the German name for Prussia


(ˈprʌʃ ə)

a former state in N Europe: became a military power in the 18th century and in 1871 led the formation of the German empire; formally abolished as an administrative unit in 1947. German, Preussen. Compare East Prussia, West Prussia.
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Noun1.Preussen - a former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern PolandPreussen - 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"
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
Brandenburg - the territory of an Elector (of the Holy Roman Empire) that expanded to become the kingdom of Prussia in 1701
Poland, Polska, Republic of Poland - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
Prussian - a German inhabitant of Prussia
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Meanwhile the Vogel-stern and Preussen, each with half a dozen drachenflieger in tow, went full speed ahead and then dropped through the clouds, perhaps five miles ahead of the Americans.
El Preussen, el segundo vapor, hacia el mismo trayecto el 16 de noviembre.
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The trip featured a ton of upsides: an all-LGBT cruise (nearly all gay men, one lesbian couple), a truly romantic tall ship (based on the Preussen, a famous German five-mast windjammer, circa 1902), ports of call including some significant sites of antiquity, a relatively small passenger manifest (just 227 at maximum), and ports that the big cruise ships don't have access to, making the experience more about sailing and the destinations, and less about cruising.
Abhandlungen zur geologischen Specialkarte von Preussen und den Thuringischen Staaten 4: 1-305.
Cologne runs riot, RB Leipzig exits German Cup Cologne routed sixth-division Berlin-based BFC Preussen 7-0 on Saturday in the first round of the German Cup, as newly-promoted RB Leipzig were the only Bundesliga team to suffer a shock defeat.
Based on the classic sailing ship the Preussen, which billowed its way around the world at the turn of the 20th century, its main mast alone soars to 197ft and there's a 56,000 square feet of canvas which makes up its 42 sails.
57) <<Ordnung der Prufung fur das Lehramt an hoheren Schulen in Preussen>>, en Zentralblatt fur die gesamte Unterrichtsverwaltung in Preussen, Berlin, J.
Geschichte des Medizinal-Wesens der Koniglich-Preussischen Armee bis zur Gegenwart: ein Beitrag zur Armee-und Kultur-Geschichte Preussen.
April 1795 wird der Sonderfriede von Basel zwischen Preussen und Frankreich geschlossen, vier Monate spater bietet Kant seinem Verleger Friedrich Nicolovius das Manuskript an.
Ele recebeu sua Habilitation em 1965 com o trabalho historico-social Preussen zwischen Reform und Revolution.
The White & Case team was led by partner Rebecca Campbell and included associates James Pullen, Sarah Lafleur, Astrid von Preussen (London), and partner Mukund Dhar and associate Matthew Richards (Johannesburg).