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 (măg′də-bûrg′, mäg′də-bo͝ork′)
A city of central Germany on the Elbe River west-southwest of Berlin. Known as early as 805, it was chartered in the 1200s and became one of the chief cities of the Hanseatic League. Magdeburg was severely damaged during World War II.
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(ˈmæɡdəˌbɜːɡ; German ˈmakdəbʊrk)
(Placename) an industrial city and port in central Germany, on the River Elbe, capital of Saxony-Anhalt: a leading member of the Hanseatic League, whose local laws, the Magdeburg Laws were adopted by many European cities. Pop: 227 535 (2003 est)
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(ˈmæg dəˌbɜrg)

the capital of Saxony-Anhalt in central Germany. 290,579.
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I had heard of Oliver Cromwell taking Drogheda, in Ireland, and killing man, woman, and child; and I had read of Count Tilly sacking the city of Magdeburg and cutting the throats of twenty-two thousand of all sexes; but I never had an idea of the thing itself before, nor is it possible to describe it, or the horror that was upon our minds at hearing it.
MAGDEBURG v B DORTMUND German Cup BT Sport 3, 7.45pm H 16-1, D 13-2, A 1-5 FC Magdeburg BTTS B Dortmund 38% | 44% Win & both score 23% | 22% Over 2.5 goals 54% | 78% Win to nil 54% | 44% Leading scorers Career Magdeburg Shirt Goals First MPG P Turpitz 8 6 2 333 M Niemeyer 19 3 2 523 F Lohkemper 7 3 0 136 Borussia Dortmund Shirt Goals First MPG P Aubameyang 17 10 2 143 M Philipp 20 5 2 307 C Pulisic 22 2 1 280 S Kagawa 23 2 1 310 Steve Davies's verdict Magdeburg defied a two-division gulf to beat Augsburg in the last round and have won 12 of their last 14 games.
* FED-UP fans of German side Magdeburg came up with a good way to try and turn around the team's fortunes - big, multi-coloured arrows to help misfiring strikers locate the goal.
For the combative publicists of Magdeburg, who edited and translated texts of this kind, the crisis allowed neither toleration nor detached indifference.
Located on the river Elbe, Magdeburg's Otto von Guericke University is slowly but steadily establishing an enviable collection of contemporary architecture.
Sauerbruch Hutton's assertion that their architecture is guided by the modern instinct of wanting to make reality work', while also exploring the more sensuous properties of materials and colour, clearly informs their most recent commission, an Experimental Factory in Magdeburg (EFM).