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(Placename) the German name for Prussia
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(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.
Bis 1742 gehorte die Provinz zum katholischen Gebiet der Habsburger und ging anschliessend ans protestantische Preussen. Zisterzienserkloster waren die Stutze der katholischen Kirche in umstrittenen Gebieten und wahrend der Religionskriege.
After his playing days, Trautmann managed Stockport County before returning to his native Germany in 1967 to coach Preussen Munster.
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Anteriormente, Droysen se detivera sobre esse tema nos tres ensaios do periodo de Kiel: Die politische Stellung Preussens (1845), Die attische Communalverfassung (1847) e Preussen und das System der Grossmachte (1849).
(9.) Adalbert [Prinz von Preussen], Denkschrift uber die Bildung einer deutschen Kriegsflotte (Potsdam, Ger.: 1848); reproduced in Jorg Duppler, Prinz Adalbert von Preussen: Grunder der deutschen Marine (Herford, F.R.G.: E.
Prinz von Preussen Capital Ltd , a company run by Meisterhans, is the leader of the Silk Road Plovdiv Airport (DZZD) consortium, one of the three bidders, said, citing the website of Bulgaria's ministry of transport .