Bremen

[ brem-uhn; German brey-muhn ]
/ ˈbrɛm ən; German ˈbreɪ mən /

noun

a state in NW Germany. 156 sq. mi. (405 sq. km).
a port in and the capital of this state, on the Weser River: formerly a member of the Hanseatic League.

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Bremen
/ (ˈbreɪmən) /

noun

a state of NW Germany, centred on the city of Bremen and its outport Bremerhaven. Pop: 663 000 (2003 est). Area: 404 sq km (156 sq miles)
an industrial city and port in NW Germany, on the Weser estuary. Pop: 544 853 (2003 est)
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