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Hesse

 (hĕs)
A region and former grand duchy of west-central Germany. Originally a medieval landgraviate, Hesse was later divided (1567) into four separate states, one of which was elevated to a grand duchy in 1806 before the whole region was absorbed (1871) into the German Empire.
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Hesse

(hɛs)
n
(Placename) a state of central Germany, formed in 1945 from the former Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau and part of the former state of Hesse; part of West Germany until 1990. Capital: Wiesbaden. Pop: 6 089 000 (2003 est). Area: 21 111 sq km (8151 sq miles). German name: Hessen

Hesse

(hɛs; German ˈhɛsə)
n
(Biography) Hermann (ˈhɛrman). 1877–1962, German novelist, short-story writer, and poet. His novels include Der Steppenwolf (1927) and Das Glasperlenspiel (1943): Nobel prize for literature 1946
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Hes•se

(ˈhɛs ə for 1; hɛs for 2 )

n.
1. Hermann, 1877–1962, German writer: Nobel prize 1946.
2. German, Hes•sen (ˈhɛs ən) a state in central Germany. 5,980,693; 8150 sq. mi. (21,110 sq. km).Cap.: Wiesbaden.
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Noun1.Hesse - Swiss writer (born in Germany) whose novels and poems express his interests in eastern spiritual values (1877-1962)
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He leaned forward towards his counsel, Maitre Henri Robert, who, assisted by his chief secretary, Maitre Andre Hesse, was busily turning over the folios of his brief.
Today, Hesse has one of Germany's strongest economies, claiming the highest gross domestic product per-capita among the L[ddot{a}]nder the highest level of productivity, the largest contribution to the payments to poorer L[ddot{a}]nder, and the greatest progress in adapting its economy to a postindustrial age.
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This biography details the life and work of German writer Hermann Hesse, from childhood through his education, travels, the impact of war, and the influence of political events, especially the Nazi movement.
BERLIN, Oct 30 (KUNA) -- Germany's Greens party succeeded to sweep to victory in the country's regional elections for the state of Hesse on Sunday, gaining nearly 20 percent of votes to secure its second consecutive win within two weeks after it won the state of Bavaria elections on October 14 with 19.5 percent of votes.
It follows the slump in support for the governing CDU/Social Democratic Party coalition at Sunday's polls in central state Hesse.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party gained seats in Hesse and now holds parliamentary seats in every single German state, according to exit polls.
Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) came home first in the election in the western state of Hesse, but polled just 27.2 percent of the vote, projections for broadcaster ZDF based on preliminary results showed.
Monica Hesse's The War Outside pierces the heart with its exceptional story of family, friends and country.