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 (hä′məln) also Ham·e·lin (hăm′ə-lĭn, hăm′lĭn)
A city of northern Germany on the Weser River southwest of Hanover. An ancient Saxon settlement, it is a manufacturing and tourist center famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
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Noun1.Hamelin - a town in northern Germany (near Hanover) that is famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper
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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Then there is the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, how first he piped the rats away, and afterward, when the mayor broke faith with him, drew all the children along with him and went into the mountain.
1376: The mass abduction of children from the town of Hamelin by the Pied Piper supposedly took place, according to a legend.
Like his dark fairytale of the town Hamelin, Around 215 miles from Germany's Berlin.
This unit, part of the Hamelin group, which is a French family-owned company specialising in classification articles, notebooks and graphic arts, is located in the region's industrial zone, which is part of the Sousse technological centre.
Reconstructing the myth of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, Thomas Moschopoulos presents a play for all ages that addresses democratic principles, the role of political leaders in every democratic state, as well as the voters' responsibility.
UNDER the heading Days of the Mole-hunter this is what I wrote back in the Echo's Cardiff Post on February 9, 1989: "The legendary pied piper of Hamelin was employed to rid the town of its rats.
That version is played here by Marc-Andre Hamelin and Leif Ove Andsnes to dazzling, scintillating and often amazing effect.
Rescuers managed to push six of the pilot whales into deeper water at Hamelin Bay, 180 miles south of Perth.
Summary: Canberra [Australia], Mar 24 (ANI): A total of 150 short-finned whales had become stranded at Hamelin beach in Western Australia, out of which five have been rescued and released back into the waters.
He's asking the public at Hamelin Bay, south of Perth, to keep an eye in case they spot a stranded whale.