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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).

Lower Saxony

[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
noun
1.
a state in NW Germany. 18,294 sq. mi. (47,380 sq. km).
Capital: Hanover.
German Niedersachsen.
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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)

Lower Saxony

noun
1.
a state of N Germany, on the North Sea and including the E Frisian Islands: a leading European producer of petroleum. Capital: Hanover. Pop: 7 993 000 (2003 est). Area: 47 408 sq km (18 489 sq miles) German name Niedersachsen
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