from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region and former duchy of north-central Germany around which the kingdom of Prussia developed. The region is now divided between Poland and Germany.
- A city of northeast Germany on the Havel River west-southwest of Berlin. It is an industrial center. Population: 73,500.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation (Land Brandenburg).
- proper n. One of the historical provinces of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1815 to 1946, and from 1871 within the German Reich (Mark Brandenburg, Provinz Brandenburg).
- proper n. A town in Germany (Brandenburg an der Havel).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of decoration for the breast of a coat, sometimes only a frog with a loop, but in some military uniforms enlarged into a broad horizontal stripe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of ornamental buttons with loops, worn on the front of a man's coat. See frog.
- n. An ornamental facing on a military coat, having somewhat the character of the preceding, and forming parallel bars of embroidery: peculair to certain uniforms, such as those worn by hussars and the like.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the territory of an Elector (of the Holy Roman Empire) that expanded to become the kingdom of Prussia in 1701
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In 1979, the Supreme Court held, in Brandenburg v. Ohio, that advocacy of genocide was free speech unless it was intended and likely to cause imminent lawless action.
This field secretary operated solely in Brandenburg, visiting prison camps under the jurisdiction of the III Army Corps in Berlin.
The American YMCA also paid for the construction and maintenance of an Association hall at Cottbus in Brandenburg under the control of the III Army Corps in July 1916.
The ceremony at the British civilian internment camp at Ruhleben in Brandenburg did not merit the same enthusiasm as the Association inauguration in Göttingen eight months earlier.
Brandenburg is a member of the national development team and will definitely move up before next season.
I just got back from Tacoma, where I saw a couple of old friends for the first time since my junior year of high school -- in Brandenburg, Kentucky.
We first met at Meade County High School in Brandenburg, Kentucky - back when my dad was stationed at Fort Knox about fifteen years ago; and we've been great friends ever since.
All she'd say was that she was being held hostage in Brandenburg* and she needed help.
And in Germany, I visited the little town called Brandenburg, which is about half an hour ` s train ride from Berlin, where they were trained in the arts -- in sabotage techniques prior to getting on the U-boat to come to America.
Dr. John Brandenburg is a physicist, rocket scientist, and
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