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A city of northeast Germany on the Havel River near Berlin. The city was the site of the Potsdam Conference (July-August 1945), at which American, British, and Soviet leaders drew up preliminary plans for the postwar administration of Germany and assigned various captured territories to Poland.
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Potsdam(ˈpɒtsdæm; German ˈpɔtsdam)
(Placename) a city in Germany, the capital of Brandenburg on the Havel River: residence of Prussian kings and German emperors and scene of the Potsdam Conference of 1945, at which the main Allied powers agreed on a plan to occupy Germany at the end of the Second World War. Pop: 144 979 (2003 est)
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the capital of Brandenburg in NE Germany, SW of Berlin. 142,860.
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|Noun||1.||Potsdam - a city in northeastern Germany; site of the Potsdam Conference in the summer of 1945|
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