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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.
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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)
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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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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
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Translations
Hamburk
Hamborg
Hampuri
Hamburg
Hamborg
ハンブルグ
Hamburg

Hamburg

[ˈhæmbɜːg] NHamburgo m
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Hamburg

[ˈhæmbɜːrg] nHambourg
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Hamburg

[ˈhæmbɜːg] nAmburgo f
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References in periodicals archive ?
The term comes from the German city of Hamburg, where what was then called Hamburg steak, actually ground beef, originated.
A THE hamburger was originally the Hamburg steak, made from chopped beefsteak with egg as a binding agent.
A chopped beef dish popular with German seamen, it was originally called a Hamburg steak in the United States.