Weser


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We·ser

 (vā′zər)
A river, about 440 km (275 mi) long, of central and northwest Germany, flowing generally northward to the North Sea through a long estuary.
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Weser

(German ˈveːzər)
n
(Placename) a river in NW Germany: flows northwest to the North Sea at Bremerhaven and is linked by the Mittelland Canal to the Ems, Rhine, and Elbe waterways. Length: 477 km (196 miles)
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We•ser

(ˈveɪ zər)

n.
a river in Germany, flowing N from S Lower Saxony into the North Sea. ab. 300 mi. (485 km) long.
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Noun1.Weser - a river in northwestern Germany that flows northward to the North Sea near Bremerhaven
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
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[1] A mountain chain in northwestern Germany, between the Elbe and the Weser.
26 June 2013 - German utility E.ON SE (ETR:EOAN) said today it had signed a deal to sell its 62.8% stake in regional unit E.ON Westfalen Weser AG to a consortium of municipal co-owners for some EUR360m (USD470.6m).
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In an ironic twist of fate the fame of the Pied Piper, who, according to legend, rid Hamelin of its furry menace in 1284 by leading the rats to their death in the River Weser, was now contributing to a rodent renaissance.
North Tees: Dutch Emerald, Chemtrans Weser. Phillips: Katja.
Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE:AU) announced today that WESER KURIER, a regional daily newspaper based in the German city of Bremen with a circulation of 532,000, has chosen to implement Autonomy's Meaning Based Computing technology for power search and advertising on its news portal.
British software company Autonomy Corporation (LSE: AU) said on Tuesday it been selected by Bremen's largest newspaper to power search and advertising on the web-based news portal of Weser Kurier.
The 16th- and early 17th-century castles of the Weser River in northern Germany are the subject of this fascinating and beautifully presented volume.
According to The New York Times, Rubin Weser, a retired insurance executive, had applied to the law school of the City University of New York in 1991 and been rejected.
Meanwhile, we had a very challenging discharge in Nordenham, located just across the Weser River from Bremerhaven.