Zollverein


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Zollverein

(ˈtsɔlfɛrˌain)
n
(Historical Terms) the customs union of German states organized in the early 1830s under Prussian auspices
[C19: from Zoll tax, toll2 + Verein union]
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Contract award notice: Zollverein park care and waste disposal
The privately-run Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, situated at the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site Zeche Zollverein, meanwhile advertises the world's largest exhibition of contemporary design.
Los acuerdos finales no dieron lugar a ninguna clase de Zollverein panamericano.
Michael Schulte Strathaus, chairman of VDMA Mining, at its annual press conference, which was held during November at the Zollverein mine in Essen.
1) Aunque hay antecedentes que se remontan al siglo XIX, como el zollverein de la Confederacion Germanica (1838), que establecio un regionalismo comercial, a traves de la unificacion aduanera.
Firstly, awareness that the most pressing threat to the South American peoples was not the Europeans but the expansionist ambitions of the United States; and, secondly, a growing awareness of "panisms", especially Pan-Germanism and its Zollverein, and Pan-Slavism, for the Latin and Anglophone world (Ardao, 1986).
There were, for example, British treaties with Belgium and the German Zollverein, each of which contained a nondiscrimination clause.
Les motivations etaient souvent de nature economique ; meme dans le cas du Zollverein, il s'agissait en premier lieu de favoriser le commerce et les activites artisanales.
Is this Brussels-headquartered construct, the 20th century's version of Zollverein with standardized tariffs and trade, but of an autonomous fiscal policy and politics?
Further visits to other places in the Ruhr area included the Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DerEssenerDomschatz auf Zollverein, Essen, 2008, pp.
History is also brought to life at the UNESCO World Heritage Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine, at Essen, that was once renowned as the most beautiful colliery in the world.