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(Placename) the German name for Pomerania
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(ˌpɒm əˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə)

a former province of NE Germany, now mostly in NW Poland. German, Pommern.
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On 20th August the battalion moved into the line at Pommern Castle and on 22nd took part in an action which cost the battalion 337 casualties.
Minutes before the salvo that claimed his life, his ship had sunk SMS Pommern. While turning away, her bridge was hit by gunfire from four 11-inch guns.
dem Stadtrat von Rev offiziell Mitteilung AaAaAeA ber den Friedensabschluss zu Stettin, dies hatte jedoch bereits frAaAaAeA her vom Herzog von Pommern davon erfahren (Hanse G.
Das Tagebuch der Maria Meinhof: April 1945 bis Marz 1946 in Pommern. Eine Spurensuche.
Pommern, a general cargo vessel operated by Graypen carrying steel coils from Spain.
In Pommern, Kujawien und Nordmasowien gibt es in der Spatbronzezeit die fur die Lausitzer Kultur ganz typischen Kegelhalsgefasse, Henkeltopfe, Rauhtopfe und Henkelschalen in der Graberkeramik.
We stayed in a small village called Pommern for three weeks.
The best example of Central European complicated mentality and historical memory is expressed in the orthographic variants of the city: Gdansk, Danczig and Danzig; Pomerania, Pommern (German), Pomorze (Polish), Pomorze or Pomorsko (Kashubian); Lviv (Ukrainian), Lvov (Russian) and Lemberg (German); Kaliningrad (Russian), Krolewiec (Polish), Karaliau?ius (Lithuanian), and Konigsberg (German).
Only 15 horses have completed the treble in Turf history - although Pommern, Gay Crusader and Gainsborough are not generally recognised as their races were all run at Newmarket during the First World War and all three won a race known as the September Stakes, a replacement for the Leger.
It also made Pommern's rider Steve Donoghue the only jockey to win the Triple Crown on two different horses.