[bam-burg; German bahm-berk] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for bamberg

Historical Examples of bamberg

  • The original is lost, but an old copy of it is in the Bamberg Library.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

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

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • Then he turned to a book-shop and found a book on Bamberg Cathedral.

    The Rainbow

    D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

  • In the neighbouring bishopric of Bamberg at least 600 were burnt.

    Demonology and Devil-lore

    Moncure Daniel Conway

  • A citizen of Bamberg came forward and claimed the reward, saying he had shot him.

British Dictionary definitions for bamberg


  1. 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)
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