- a seaport in NW Germany, NW of Bremen, on the North Sea.
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The journey ended on the 25th of May, just one month after leaving Wilhelmshaven.
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He evidently has no desire to share the fate of "Wilhelmshaven."
As we passed through the suburbs of Wilhelmshaven we began to get some inkling of where the food came from.
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- a port and resort in NW Germany, in Lower Saxony: founded in 1853; was the chief German North Sea naval base until 1945; a major oil port. Pop: 84 586 (2003 est)
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