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

  • A city of northern Germany on the Weser River southwest of Hanover. An ancient Saxon settlement, it is a manufacturing and tourist center famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Population: 58,500.

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  • n. a town in northern Germany (near Hanover) that is famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper

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Examples

  • Just plunge a few among your shorter ornamental grasses - such as pennisetum 'Piglet' or 'Hameln' - and you'll be amazed each August at the glorious flowers.

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  • It was made in 1880, for a special purpose, and occupied the whole of one number of the local paper of Hameln, which is a quaint townlet in

    Life of Robert Browning

  • At about 3 feet high and wide, "Hameln" should be planted in sweeps of three or five to best show off the lovely white flower plumes.

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  • Pennisetum alopecuroides "Hameln" sports the classic fountain shape of the species, but in a smaller form.

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  • Here's a shot of another red one peeking out from beneath the flowers of 'Hameln' pennisetum, as seen from the front porch stairs above:

    A Study in Contrasts

  • A short distance away from the reds, a self-sown seedling that's blooming in white instead of red also looks nice between 'Hameln' and a baby sea kale:

    A Study in Contrasts

  • It was made in 1880, for a special purpose, and occupied the whole of one number of the local paper of Hameln, which is a quaint townlet in Hanover.]

    Life of Robert Browning

  • By the age of twelve she was betrothed to Haim of Hameln, a young man she had never met but would grow to love deeply over the thirty years of their marriage.

    Personal Information for Glikl bas Judah of Hameln

  • She published modern German translations of Mary Wollstonecraft's "A Vindication of the Rights of Women", "The Memoirs of Gluekl von Hameln", the Maaseh Buch (a collection of traditional Jewish narratives), the Ze'enah u-Re'enah (a 16th century women's bible), as well as the Five Megillot and the Haftarot.

    Personal Information for Bertha Pappenheim

  • Hameln fills in a more textured memory of this important period in Jewish history.

    New Words for a New Year—Rabbi Leonard Gordon's Sermon

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