Hamburg definitions

hăm'bûrg', häm'bo͝org', -bo͝ork'
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.
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Any of a variety of small chicken of European origin, having dark plumage with white markings and dark-blue legs.
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State of N Germany: 292 sq mi (755 sq km)
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Capital of this state: port on the Elbe river.
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One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.
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A city in Germany.
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Origin of hamburg

From the name of a fortress in the area, Hammaburg.