Bremen[brem′ən; Ger brā′mən]
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- state of NW Germany, consisting of the cities of Bremen & Bremerhaven: 156 sq mi (404 sq km); pop. 686,000
- capital of this state: port on the Weser River: pop. 553,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of northwest Germany on the Weser River southwest of Hamburg. It is a major port and was a leading member of the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages. Population: 548,000.