The rooftops of Hamburg.
any of a variety of small chicken of European origin, having dark plumage with white markings and dark-blue legs
Origin of Hamburgafter Hamburg
seaport & state of N Germany, on the Elbe River: 292 sq mi (756 sq km); pop. 1,603,000
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.
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 of hamburgerearlier Hamburg steak, after Hamburg