[koo ks-hah-fuh n]


a seaport in NW Germany, at the mouth of the Elbe River. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cuxhaven

Historical Examples of cuxhaven

  • Cuxhaven is not so well situated, but its connection with Hamburg is important.

  • Anyway, we settled to sail in company direct to Cuxhaven, in the Elbe.

    The Riddle of the Sands

    Erskine Childers

  • When abreast Cuxhaven we clewed up and let go the second bower.

    Torrey's Narrative

    William Torrey

  • After two years he was exchanged and was shipped to Cuxhaven.

    Freaks of Fanaticism

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • The spot was within a few miles of Cuxhaven and the mouth of the River Elbe.

    Aircraft and Submarines

    Willis J. Abbot.

British Dictionary definitions for cuxhaven



a port in NW Germany, at the mouth of the River Elbe. Pop: 52 876 (2003 est)
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