Lower Saxony


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Lower Saxony

n
(Placename) a state of N Germany, on the North Sea and including the E Frisian Islands: a leading European producer of petroleum. Capital: Hanover. Pop: 7 993 000 (2003 est). Area: 47 408 sq km (18 489 sq miles). German name: Niedersachsen

Low′er Sax′ony

(ˈloʊ ər)
n.
a state in NW Germany. 7,715,363; 18,294 sq. mi. (47,380 sq. km). Cap.: Hanover. German, Niedersachsen.
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Noun1.Lower Saxony - a state in northwestern GermanyLower Saxony - a state in northwestern Germany  
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
Translations
Nedersaksen
Ala-Saksi
Basse-Saxe
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