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Hesse

 (hĕs)
A region and former grand duchy of west-central Germany. Originally a medieval landgraviate, Hesse was later divided (1567) into four separate states, one of which was elevated to a grand duchy in 1806 before the whole region was absorbed (1871) into the German Empire.

Hesse

(hɛs)
n
(Placename) a state of central Germany, formed in 1945 from the former Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau and part of the former state of Hesse; part of West Germany until 1990. Capital: Wiesbaden. Pop: 6 089 000 (2003 est). Area: 21 111 sq km (8151 sq miles). German name: Hessen

Hesse

(hɛs; German ˈhɛsə)
n
(Biography) Hermann (ˈhɛrman). 1877–1962, German novelist, short-story writer, and poet. His novels include Der Steppenwolf (1927) and Das Glasperlenspiel (1943): Nobel prize for literature 1946

Hes•se

(ˈhɛs ə for 1; hɛs for 2 )

n.
1. Hermann, 1877–1962, German writer: Nobel prize 1946.
2. German, Hes•sen (ˈhɛs ən) a state in central Germany. 5,980,693; 8150 sq. mi. (21,110 sq. km).Cap.: Wiesbaden.
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Noun1.Hesse - Swiss writer (born in Germany) whose novels and poems express his interests in eastern spiritual values (1877-1962)
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The portfolio was acquired from the German state of Hesse in 2006.
The Federal State of Hesse set an admirable target of fully meeting its energy needs through renewable energy by the year 2050.
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