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  • proper n. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.

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  • n. a state in northwestern Germany

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Examples

  • The bean-sprout supplier, located in southern Lower Saxony, has been shut down and its products have been recalled.

    Bean Sprouts Are New E. Coli Suspect

  • Although the initial investigation in Porsche's dealings was closed in March, BaFin is reopening its inquiry following allegations that Porsche had told the state of Lower Saxony, which is VW's second-biggest shareholder, that it was gunning for a 75 per cent stake in February 2008, many months before making the plans public.

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  • A 3% voting stake would also make Volkswagen's employees the company's fourth-largest shareholder after Porsche Automobil Holding SE, which has a 50.7% stake, the German state of Lower Saxony with just above 20% and Qatar Holding LLC's 17%.

    Volkswagen Unions Aim to Take Up to 3% Voting Stake in Car Maker

  • Regional officials in the state of Lower Saxony proclaimed June 5 that the vegetable sprouts were the likely culprit after several leads suggested a link, but then reported the next day that tests to date on samples from the farm had come up negative.

    Germany Now Says Sprouts Are to Blame for Outbreak

  • Photo: AFP PHOTO/CHRISTIAN CHARISIUS The German state of Lower Saxony said it will test further samples of bean sprouts, which German officials thought might be behind the deadly outbreak, to see if they are infected with the strain.

    E. coli's Trigger Remains a Mystery

  • But agriculture ministry officials in the German state of Lower Saxony said they had found links between an area bean-sprout supplier and at least five restaurants where diners were later found to have been infected with the deadly bacterial strain.

    Bean Sprouts Are New E. Coli Suspect

  • Mr. Wulff has been in the spotlight since December, when Germany's Bild tabloid reported that he had received a low-interest loan from the wife of a businessman to finance the purchase of a home in 2008, when he was state governor of Lower Saxony.

    Resignation Calls Remain for German President

  • Mr. Wulff has been under intense pressure since December, when Germany's mass-circulation Bild tabloid reported that he had received a large low-interest loan from the wife of a businessman to finance the purchase of a home in 2008, when he was state governor of Lower Saxony.

    German President Apologizes

  • They date back to his days in Hanover as prime minister of Lower Saxony.

    Big, Bad Wulff

  • Both the car maker and perhaps the bank were saved by Volkswagen, headquartered in Mr. Wulff's bailiwick of Lower Saxony.

    Big, Bad Wulff

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