The rooftops of Hamburg.
hamburg definition by Webster's New World
any of a variety of small chicken of European origin, having dark plumage with white markings and dark-blue legs
Origin: after Hamburg
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seaport & state of N Germany, on the Elbe River: 292 sq mi (756 sq km); pop. 1,603,000
hamburg definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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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 Lübeck that became the basis for the Hanseatic League. Today Hamburg is a major port and financial, industrial, and cultural center. Population: 1,750,000.
hamburg - Cultural Definition
City in northern Germany on the Elbe River, near where it meets the North Sea.
- Hamburg is Germany's most important industrial center. It was one of the most heavily bombed German cities during World War II.
Variant of hamburger
- ground beef
- a fried, broiled, or baked patty of such meat
- a sandwich made with such a patty, usually in a round bun
Origin: earlier Hamburg steak, after Hamburg