- state of NW Germany, consisting of the cities of Bremen & Bremerhaven: 156 sq mi (404 sq km)
- capital of this state: port on the Weser River
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.x
- Bremen, Germany (Capital) >>
- At Bremen, 14 m.
- At Togo Bremen merchants had trading stations, and taking advantage of this fact Dr Gustav Nachtigal, German imperial commissioner, induced the king of Togo (July 5, 1884) to place his country under German suzerainty.
- Rotermund, Bremen, 1819); Ersch-Gruber's Encyklopaedie, ii.
- Even the free cities were divided, Hamburg and Lubeck for, Bremen and Frankfort against.