American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- British ruling family (1714-1901). When Victoria ascended the throne in 1837, the crowns of Hanover and Great Britain were separated.
- A former kingdom and province of northwest Germany. It was an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire from 1692 to 1805. The kingdom lasted from 1815 to 1866, when Hanover became a province of Prussia (later Germany).
- A city of northwest Germany southeast of Bremen. Chartered in 1241, it became part of the Hanseatic League in 1386. Hanover was badly damaged during World War II but has been extensively rebuilt. Population: 516,000.
- n. British family that ruled from 1714 to 1901, more commonly known as the Georgian, Regency and Victorian periods.
- n. A city of northwest Germany, capital of Lower Saxony.
- n. historical The former Kingdom of Hanover, now part of Lower Saxony, Germany.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901.
- n. the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
- n. a port city in northwestern Germany; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League
“HANOVER - The unexpected death of state Representative Robert J. Nyman of Hanover, who was found unresponsive Friday night in his backyard pool, shocked colleagues and friends, who said the 49-year-old Democrat was a warm-hearted man who gave his time generously and quietly and was a strong advocate for his district.”
“HANOVER (AP) - After 27 years of performing in Hanover, the Big Apple Circus says it's not coming this summer, and not for the forseeable future.”
“HANOVER - September 24, 2008: On the 23 September, at the 62nd International Commercial Vehicles Show in Hanover, the Peugeot BIPPER was awarded the 2009 "International Van of the Year" award.”
“HANOVER - September 15, 2008: In view of the substantial worsening of the economic environment on the vehicle markets in North America and Europe in the third quarter and the unchanged high burdens from increased raw material cost, Continental AG, Hanover, no longer expects at present to fully attain the goals it set for fiscal 2008.”
“Steve Cherundolo 90 in Hanover's 1-0 win at Kaiserslautern”
“According to a Bloomberg Businessweek article, The investment committee at Dartmouth, in Hanover, New Hampshire, included more than six trustees whose firms oversaw more than $100 million in investments for its fund over the last five years, the report said.”
“When a friend asked me to be a judge for the 63rd annual Woodsmen Meet at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, I could not say no.”
“Another major donor is Middle Resolution, a state political action committee heavily funded by the founder of a fiberglass installation company in Hanover County.”
“The largest number, 33, came from an area in Hanover with about 5,000 residents.”
“Meanwhile, in Hanover, Pa., friends and relatives of the driver, Joseph A. Clabaugh, mourned the 66-year-old retired police officer who left behind a wife and two sons.”
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