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 (brăn′dən-bûrg′, brän′dən-bo͝ork′)
1. A historical region and former margraviate of north-central Germany around which the kingdom of Prussia developed. The region is now divided between Poland and Germany.
2. A city of northeast Germany on the Havel River west-southwest of Berlin. It is an industrial center.
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(ˈbrændənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈbrandənbʊrk)
1. (Placename) a state in NE Germany, part of East Germany until 1990. A former electorate, it expanded under the Hohenzollerns to become the kingdom of Prussia (1701). The district east of the Oder River became Polish in 1945. Capital: Potsdam. Pop: 2 575 000 (2003 est). Area: 29 481 sq km (11 219 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in NE Germany: former capital of the Prussian province of Brandenburg. Pop: 75 485 (2003 est)
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(ˈbræn dənˌbɜrg)

1. a state in NE central Germany. 2,700,000; 10,039 sq. mi. (26,000 sq. km). Cap.: Potsdam.
2. a city in NE Germany. 95,203.
Bran′den•burg`er, n.
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Noun1.Brandenburg - the territory of an Elector (of the Holy Roman Empire) that expanded to become the kingdom of Prussia in 1701
Preussen, Prussia - 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"
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Gustavus Adolphus and his Swedes passed through more than once, as is duly recorded in archives still preserved, for we are on what was then the high-road between Sweden and Brandenburg the unfortunate.
Rolls-Royce intends to support research into green fuels in the Lausitz region of eastern Germany together with the State of Brandenburg, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus and other industrial partners.
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In his paper titled ( "Evidence of a Massive Thermonuclear Explosion on Mars in the Past, The Cydonian Hypothesis and Fermi's Paradox," Brandenburg concludes that the Earth's interstellar neighbourhood has forces or beings hostile to young, noisy, civilisations like the ones people has on Earth.
As Brandenburg recounts it, they wanted to bring the SLCC van to SDCC for the July event and take some publicity photos with guests who would be at the SLCC in September.
Matthias Platzeck, State Premier of Brandenburg and Chairman of the airports supervisory board, said: "We have appointed a highly experienced manager with an extensive track record in the aviation sector.
Berlin Brandenburg passengers will be able to access basic complimentary Wi-Fi services or upgrade to premium service for higher bandwidth activities.
Shaul Nekrich, the new chief rabbi of Brandenburg, said: "I think the state has a problem with anti-Semitism.
The region is well recognised in the solar industry and so it should stay.EoACA[yen], underlines Minister President of Brandenburg Matthias Platzeck in a greeting to the event.