any of a variety of small chicken of European origin, having dark plumage with white markings and dark-blue legs
Origin of Hamburgafter Hamburg
- state of N Germany: 292 sq mi (755 sq km)
- capital of this state: port on the Elbe river
A city of northern Germany on the Elbe River northeast of Bremen. Founded by Charlemagne in the early ninth century, the city quickly grew in commercial importance and in 1241 formed an alliance with L&udie;beck that became the basis for the Hanseatic League. Today Hamburg is a major port and financial, industrial, and cultural center.
- One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.
- A city in Germany.
From the name of a fortress in the area, Hammaburg.