A castle in Braunschweig, now known as Brunswick.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- former duchy (13th-19th cent.) in NC Europe: now part of the German state of Lower Saxony
- city in NC Germany, in the state of Lower Saxony: pop. 258,000
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- A region and former duchy of north-central Germany. Established in the 13th century, the duchy became independent in 1918 before joining the Weimar Republic.
- also Braun·schweig A city of north-central Germany east-southeast of Hanover. Reputedly founded in 861, it is an industrial and commercial center. Population: 245,000.