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[hil-des-hahym] /ˈhɪl dɛsˌhaɪm/
a city in N central Germany. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Aunt Alma walked with a clergyman's wife from Hildesheim, or whatever it was called, and with the schoolmaster's wife.

    A Young Girl's Diary An Anonymous Young Girl
  • A philosopher and philologist, born in Hildesheim, studied in Gottingen and Kiel.

    Immortal Memories Clement Shorter
  • A number of corona hang from the vault, and in the crossing of the transepts is a huge one recalling that of Hildesheim.

    The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale
  • Hildesheim, a Romanesque Basilica, built in the eleventh century.

    The Cathedral Builders Leader Scott
  • A foreign glassworker searching for the books of a reputed wizard who made the Hildesheim bronze they are so proud of.

  • In Saxony there is great abundance of them, especially at Hildesheim.

    The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • His father died before his birth, and his mother went back to her home at Hildesheim.

    Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  • This we must only guess at; but there must have been some letter or message, since Skinsky came to Hildesheim.

    Dracula Bram Stoker
  • Before the steps leading to the crypt is the tomb of Bishop Alfred of Hildesheim.

  • Hildesheim cleared the box, took it off, and gave it to Skinsky.

    Dracula Bram Stoker
British Dictionary definitions for Hildesheim


/German ˈhɪldəshaim/
a city in N central Germany, in Lower Saxony: a member of the Hanseatic League. Pop: 103 245 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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