Other definitions for Berlin (2 of 2)
Irving, 1888–1989, U.S. songwriter.
Isaiah, 1909–97, English political philosopher and historian, born in Latvia.
the capital of Germany, in the NE part: constitutes a state. 341 sq. mi. (883 sq. km). Formerly (1948-90) divided into a western zone (West Berlin ), a part of West Germany; and an eastern zone (East Berlin ), the capital of East Germany.
a town in central Connecticut.
a city in N New Hampshire.
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How to use berlin in a sentence
He collapsed, was rushed to a hospital, then evacuated to berlin, Germany, where doctors concluded that he had been poisoned with a lethal nerve agent called Novichok.
Their sickly mother, he adds “was still bedbound in berlin.”
They include Amsterdam, berlin, London, Nairobi, New York, Oslo, Singapore, Stockholm and Sydney.How Antler East Africa is building early-stage startups with experienced professionals | Tage Kene-Okafor | February 19, 2021 | TechCrunch
Rumors have been flying this week that SAP was going to buy berlin business process automation startup Signavio, and sure enough the company made it official today.SAP is buying Berlin business process automation startup Signavio | Ron Miller | January 27, 2021 | TechCrunch
HiPeople, an HR tech startup based in berlin that wants to automate the reference checking process, has raised $3 million in seed funding.HiPeople picks up $3M seed to automate reference checks | Steve O'Hear | January 20, 2021 | TechCrunch
As Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, Roth took a one- way train from berlin to Paris, never to return.
On November 9, the berlin Wall fell, but demonstrations in East Germany continued until the ﬁrst free elections in March.
Thriller author Patrick Oster was a reporter in berlin when the wall came down 25 years ago.
That creative feeling kind of came alive once the wall came down, and then Germany of course made berlin the capital again.
I had been to East Germany and East berlin before the fall of the wall.
After the first exhibition of her pictures in berlin, her "God-given talent" was several times mentioned by the art critics.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
Austria's fall was due to the lethargy and hesitation of the courts of berlin and St. Petersburg.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
She is spending the summer near Deppe, and he hears her play the programme she is going to give in berlin next winter, every day.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
berlin was equally cut off from competition, for berlin had to devote herself to the task of financing war for Germany.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
The war credit bank of Greater berlin, for instance, was established with a capital of 18 millions of marks, of which 25 per cent.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
British Dictionary definitions for berlin (1 of 3)
Also called: berlin wool (sometimes capital) a fine wool yarn used for tapestry work, etc
a four-wheeled two-seated covered carriage, popular in the 18th century
a limousine with a glass partition between the front and rear seats
- Also called (for senses 2, 3): berline (bəˈliːn, ˈbɜːliːn)
British Dictionary definitions for Berlin (2 of 3)
the capital of Germany (1871–1945 and from 1990), formerly divided (1945–90) into the eastern sector, capital of East Germany, and the western sectors, which formed an exclave in East German territory closely affiliated with West Germany: a wall dividing the sectors was built in 1961 by the East German authorities to stop the flow of refugees from east to west; demolition of the wall began in 1989 and the city was formally reunited in 1990: formerly (1618–1871) the capital of Brandenburg and Prussia. Pop: 3 388 477 (2003 est)
British Dictionary definitions for Berlin (3 of 3)
Irving . original name Israel Baline, 1888–1989, US composer and writer of lyrics, born in Russia. His musical comedies include Annie Get Your Gun (1946); his most popular song is White Christmas
Sir Isaiah . 1909–97, British philosopher, born in Latvia, historian, and diplomat. His books include Historical Inevitability (1954) and The Magus of the North (1993)
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Cultural definitions for Berlin
Capital of reunited Germany, located in the northeastern part of the country.
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