Brandenburg

Brandenburg

[bran-duhn-burg; German brahn-duhn-boork]
noun
1.
a state in NE central Germany. 10,039 sq. mi. (26,000 sq. km). Capital: Potsdam.
2.
a city in NE Germany.

Brandenburger, noun
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Brandenburg (ˈbrændənˌbɜːɡ, German ˈbrandənbʊrk)
 
n
1.  a state in NE Germany, part of East Germany until 1990. A former electorate, it expanded under the Hohenzollerns to become the kingdom of Prussia (1701). The district east of the Oder River became Polish in 1945. Capital: Potsdam. Pop: 2 575 000 (2003 est). Area: 29 481 sq km (11 219 sq miles)
2.  a city in NE Germany: former capital of the Prussian province of Brandenburg. Pop: 75 485 (2003 est)

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