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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A region and former duchy of north-central Germany. Established in the 13th century, the duchy became independent in 1918 before joining the Weimar Republic.
  • A city of north-central Germany east-southeast of Hanover. Reputedly founded in 861, it is an industrial and commercial center. Population: 245,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A city in Germany; Braunschweig
  • proper n. Any of several towns in the United States and elsewhere
  • proper n. A suburb of Melbourne, Australia

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A close-fitting outdoor habit for ladies, introduced into England from Germany about 1750.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in central Germany
  • n. a university town in southwestern Maine
  • n. a town in southeast Georgia near the Atlantic coast; a port of entry

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