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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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Editors Dittmann and Morgenstern present readers with a collection of papers selected from research presented at the ninth International Conference on IT Security, Incident Management, and IT Forensics, held in May of 2015 in Magdeburg, Germany. The selections that make up the main body of the text have been organized into five groups devoted to forensics, incidents and forensics, teaching forensics and intrusion management, malware analysis and forensics, and digitized forensics.
Elisabeth Eppler (University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany) for her support and fruitful discussions regarding histological examination.
The winning streak for Filipino beauty queens continued after Miss Philippines Christy Lynn McGarry won first runner-up in the 2015 Miss Intercontinental beauty pageant held in Magdeburg, Germany last Friday night (Saturday morning here).
MAGDEBURG, Germany, Ramadan 05, 1436, June 22, 2015, SPA -- Euro zone leaders meeting in Brussels later on Monday are unlikely to be able to take a formal decision on whether to provide aid to Greece but there is still time this week to finalise an agreement, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, according to Reuters.
She left school to work at the James bus company in College Street, Ammanford ("James the Buses") at a tragic time for her family as on her 16th birthday in 1944 they were telegrammed with news her brother Dennis, a rear gunner a Lancaster bomber failed to return from a bombing raid on Magdeburg, Germany.
Thielitz of Otto von Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany.
As musicologist Ralph-Jurgen Reipsch of Magdeburg, Germany (3) reports, this cycle of cantatas may result from either the presence at that time (1739/40) of a stellar hornist in Hamburg or possibly from a benefactor enamored with the horn.
AV-TEST Institute, based in Magdeburg, Germany, is a security software analysis firm recognized as an authority by the global antivirus industry.
A mat recently developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF in Magdeburg, Germany, may help fight against bedsores.
The author is affiliated with Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.
Gollnick, professor of dermatology and venereology at Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany.
Gollnick, professor of dermatology and venereology at Otto von Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany, and chairman of the Global Alliance to Improve Outcomes in Acne, an international panel of experts.