from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central Germany on the Elbe River west-southwest of Berlin. Known as early as 805, it was chartered in the 13th century and became one of the chief cities of the Hanseatic League. Magdeburg was severely damaged during World War II. Population: 230,000.
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- proper n. The capital city of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A city of Saxony.
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The Germans incarcerated Pilsudski in Magdeburg for the duration of the war.
He was born in Magdeburg, Saxony and discovered music at a young age, writing his first opera at 12 years old.
Until recently all physics textbooks contained an illustration of a historic experiment called the Magdeburg hemispheres.
Papae, 1556; _Ecclesiastica Historia_, or the so-called Magdeburg
Saxon laws, (now called Magdeburg laws, from the city whence they were taken,) by which Poland is at this day principally governed; although the gentry have many peculiar customs, and some statutes which have been since made; and which, in the time of Sigismundus Augustus, being compiled into one volume by learned men, were entitled, The Statutes of the Kingdom; and since (some having been approved and augmented, and others changed and altered in several diets) have obtained the name of
Not single or double, but treble and quadruple lines of steel converging with other strategic lines at certain points such as Magdeburg, Hanover, Nordhausen, Kassel,
It's a bridge that The bridge goes over the Elba "Magdeburg" river.
The regional train was carrying about 50 passengers along a single track through farmland covered with dense fog Saturday night when it collided with a train hauling a load of lime near Magdeburg, about 160 kilometers 100 miles west of Berlin.
From Titus at Jerusalem thru Tilly at Magdeburg to Milosevic, there have always been people like Nixon and Reagan and Bush.
In my sector everything is going well, said Klaus Olbricht , managing director of EMB GmbH, a manufacturer of transformers and other devices for appliances that is located near the German city of Magdeburg.
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