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(Placename) the German name for Prussia


(ˈprʌʃ ə)

a former state in N Europe: became a military power in the 18th century and in 1871 led the formation of the German empire; formally abolished as an administrative unit in 1947. German, Preussen. Compare East Prussia, West Prussia.
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Noun1.Preussen - a former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern PolandPreussen - a former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland; "in the 19th century Prussia led the economic and political unification of the German states"
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
Brandenburg - the territory of an Elector (of the Holy Roman Empire) that expanded to become the kingdom of Prussia in 1701
Poland, Polska, Republic of Poland - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
Prussian - a German inhabitant of Prussia
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Meanwhile the Vogel-stern and Preussen, each with half a dozen drachenflieger in tow, went full speed ahead and then dropped through the clouds, perhaps five miles ahead of the Americans.
The White & Case team was led by partner Rebecca Campbell and included associates James Pullen, Sarah Lafleur, Astrid von Preussen (London), and partner Mukund Dhar and associate Matthew Richards (Johannesburg).
Das Problem der ethnischen Augehorigkeit im mittelalterlichen Landesbau in Preussen.
So setting foot on the Royal Clipper, the world's tallest five-masted sailing ship - inspired by the Preussen built in 1902 - was a change of pace.
One of those is Holger Badstuber, who played his first competitive game after more than 20 months out injured in last weekend's German Cup first-round win at Preussen Munster.
BERLIN, Shawwal 21, 1435, Aug 17, 2014, SPA -- Injury-hit Bayern Munich crushed third-tier Preussen Muenster 4-1 away on Sunday to bounce back from their midweek Super Cup defeat and launch a successful defence of their German Cup title, Reuters reported.
It's the largest fully rigged sailing ship in the world, has 42 sails on five masts, and was designed based on Preussen, a German vessel built in 1902, one of those ships sailing enthusiasts know by name.
Eva Renate Blechschmidt, Die Amalien-Bibliothek: Musikbibliothek der Prinzessin Anna Amalia von Preussen (1723-1787) (Berlin: Merseburger, 1965); Eva Renate Wutta, Quellen der Bach-Tradition in der Berliner Amalien-Bibliothek (Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 1989).
Abhandlungen zur geologischen Specialkarte von Preussen und den Thuringischen Staaten, 6, 218 pp.
After his playing days, he moved into management with Stockport before returning to his native Germany in 1967 to coach Preussen Munster.
With respect to Cuba, these came together in what Ronald Preussen refers to as a US "sense of mission" combined with a "condescending attitude" (41-43).
Jahrhundert waren es weitere wichtige Erwerbungen wie die Musikaliensammlung Anna Amalias von Preussen, der Schwester Friedrichs d.