Bremen



a state in NW Germany. 156 sq. mi. (405 sq. km).
a port in and the capital of this state, on the Weser River: formerly a member of the Hanseatic League.
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The Mission; or Scenes in Africa Captain Frederick Marryat
Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
With the Battle Fleet Franklin Matthews
Bremen Cotton Exchange Andreas Wilhelm Cramer
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 7 Various
Bremen Cotton Exchange Andreas Wilhelm Cramer
Bremen Cotton Exchange Andreas Wilhelm Cramer
Bremen Cotton Exchange Andreas Wilhelm Cramer
The Life and Most Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner (1801) Daniel Defoe
Bremen Cotton Exchange Andreas Wilhelm Cramer

noun
a state of NW Germany, centred on the city of Bremen and its outport Bremerhaven. Pop: 663 000 (2003 est). Area: 404 sq km (156 sq miles)
an industrial city and port in NW Germany, on the Weser estuary. Pop: 544 853 (2003 est)

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