Hamburg: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ham'bûrg for 1, 2 also Ger. häm'b&oobreverk), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in N Germany. 288 sq. mi. (746 sq. km).
  2. a city in and the capital of this state, on the Elbe River: the largest seaport in continental Europe. 1,597,500.
  3. a town in W New York. 10,582.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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