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

  • A city of northwest Germany on the Weser River south of Bremen. Settled in Roman times, it was founded c. 800 as a bishopric by Charlemagne. Minden joined the Hanseatic League in the 13th century and passed to Prussia in 1814. Population: 83,100.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the Anglo-Allied forces under duke Ferdinand of Brunswick defeated the French under Marshal Contades.

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  • n. a battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the English forces and their allies defeated the French


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