Hanover

Hanover

[han-oh-ver]
noun
1.
a member of the royal family that ruled Great Britain under that name from 1714 to 1901.
2.
a former province in NW Germany; now a district in Lower Saxony. 14,944 sq. mi. (38,705 sq. km).
3.
a city in and the capital of Lower Saxony, in N central Germany.
4.
a city in S Pennsylvania.
5.
a town in SE Massachusetts.
German Hannover [hah-noh-vuhr] , (for defs 2, 3).
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Lower Saxony

[loh-er]
noun
a state in NW Germany. 18,294 sq. mi. (47,380 sq. km). Capital: Hanover.
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Hanover1 (ˈhænəʊvə)
 
n
the English spelling of Hannover

Hanover2 (ˈhænəʊvə)
 
n
1.  a princely house of Germany (1692--1815), the head of which succeeded to the British throne as George I in 1714
2.  the royal house of Britain (1714--1901)

Lower Saxony
 
n
German name: Niedersachsen a state of N Germany, on the North Sea and including the E Frisian Islands: a leading European producer of petroleum. Capital: Hanover. Pop: 7 993 000 (2003 est). Area: 47 408 sq km (18 489 sq miles)

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