- a member of the royal family that ruled Great Britain under that name from 1714 to 1901.
- a former province in NW Germany; now a district in Lower Saxony. 14,944 sq. mi. (38,705 sq. km).
- a city in and the capital of Lower Saxony, in N central Germany.
- a city in S Pennsylvania.
- a town in SE Massachusetts.
German Han·no·ver [hah-noh-vuh r] /hɑˈnoʊ vər/ (for defs 2, 3).
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Examples from the Web for hannover
Eventually she came around and when I was 30, she accompanied me to Hannover to confront him in the lobby of the Hotel Luisenhof.I Lived Dylan Farrow’s Story
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The first of these forms is from the Hannover algorismus, thirteenth century.
The first of these is taken from the Hannover algorismus, thirteenth century.
The first is from the Hannover algorismus, thirteenth century.
Information had been sent from Hannover that we were suspects.
Onward we raced till away in the distance we saw Hannover, like a many-masted ship with its high chimneys and myriad lights.
- a city in N Germany, capital of Lower Saxony: capital of the kingdom of Hannover (1815–66); situated on the Mittelland canal. Pop: 516 160 (2003 est)English spelling: Hanover
- the English spelling of Hannover
- a princely house of Germany (1692–1815), the head of which succeeded to the British throne as George I in 1714
- the royal house of Britain (1714–1901)
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