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[bam-burg; German bahm-berk] /ˈbæm bɜrg; German ˈbɑm bɛrk/
a city in N Bavaria in S Germany. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Bishop Otto, of Bamberg, was induced in 1124 to set out as a missionary to Pomerania.

  • I paid six florins in gold to the boatman who took me from Bamberg to Frankfurt.

    Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore
  • Of these, one is known as the thirty-six line, or Bamberg Bible.

    The Story of Nuremberg Cecil Headlam
  • Then he turned to a book-shop and found a book on Bamberg Cathedral.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • My friend, the tutor of the Government official under whom I had served at Bamberg, had in the meantime left his situation.

  • Her body was carried to Bamberg, and buried near that of her husband.

  • A fortnight later he was off again, marching this time towards Bamberg, burning magazines and carrying off supplies.

  • My Communist permit was useless, and there was no time to get one from the Bamberg Government.

    The New Germany George Young
  • The Emperor quitted Bamberg on the 8th, at three in the morning, and arrived on the same day at Cronach.

  • He died near Gttingen, in the summer of 1024, and was buried in the Cathedral of Bamberg.

    A History of Germany Bayard Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for Bamberg


/ˈbæmbɜːɡ; German ˈbambɛrk/
a town in S Germany, in N Bavaria: seat of independent prince-bishops of the Holy Roman Empire (1007–1802). Pop: 69 899 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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