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Hanover

[han-oh-ver] /ˈhæn oʊ vər/
noun
1.
a member of the royal family that ruled Great Britain under that name from 1714 to 1901.
2.
a former province in NW Germany; now a district in Lower Saxony. 14,944 sq. mi. (38,705 sq. km).
3.
a city in and the capital of Lower Saxony, in N central Germany.
4.
a city in S Pennsylvania.
5.
a town in SE Massachusetts.
German Hannover
[hah-noh-vuh r] /hɑˈnoʊ vər/ (Show IPA),
(for defs 2, 3).
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  • The first is from the hannover algorismus, thirteenth century.

    The Hindu-Arabic Numerals David Eugene Smith
  • The first of these forms is from the hannover algorismus, thirteenth century.

    The Hindu-Arabic Numerals David Eugene Smith
  • The first of these is taken from the hannover algorismus, thirteenth century.

    The Hindu-Arabic Numerals David Eugene Smith
  • 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.

  • The bell was cast in hannover, and was, as Breyhan had desired that it might be, ready by the fast time of 1689.

    Pine Needles Susan Bogert Warner
  • The first is from an algorismus of the thirteenth century, in the hannover Library.

    The Hindu-Arabic Numerals David Eugene Smith
  • Then Prussia and hannover, both eager to enlarge their dominions at the expense of Sweden, united against him.

    A History of Germany Bayard Taylor
  • A new quarrel with England soon broke out, and this gave him a pretext for invading hannover.

    A History of Germany Bayard Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for hannover

Hannover

/German haˈnoːfər/
noun
1.
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

Hanover1

/ˈhænəʊvə/
noun
1.
the English spelling of Hannover

Hanover2

/ˈhænəʊvə/
noun
1.
a princely house of Germany (1692–1815), the head of which succeeded to the British throne as George I in 1714
2.
the royal house of Britain (1714–1901)
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