Origin of Hamburgafter Hamburg
any of a variety of small chicken of European origin, having dark plumage with white markings and dark-blue legs
- 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 Lübeck that became the basis for the Hanseatic League. Today Hamburg is a major port and financial, industrial, and cultural center.x
- 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.
- St Michael's church at Hamburg, built as late as 1762 and unaltered in 1880, had a 17th-century pitch, a' 407.9.
- Lives by Gurlitt (Hamburg, 1805); Young (2 vols., London, 1860); Bonnet (Paris, 1862).
- There is direct steamship communication between Togoland and Hamburg, and the steamers of three French and two English lines call at Togoland ports.
- In 1890 Liverpool was placed in direct telegraphic communication with Hamburg and Havre, and London with Rome.
- After his release he engaged in commerce at Hamburg with his brother Charles and the duc d'Aiguillon, and did not return to France until the Consulate.