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[gœt-ing-uh n]
  1. a city in central Germany.
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Historical Examples of gottingen

  • In 1793 he published his first papers; and in the autumn of 1795 he entered the University of Gottingen.

    Heroes of the Telegraph

    J. Munro

  • In 1819, Gauss measured a degree of latitude between Gottingen and Altona.

  • There were but two Englishmen in Gottingen in my day; one of them is now no more.

    Arthur O'Leary

    Charles James Lever

  • Jena, Gottingen and Heidelberg became names to conjure with.

  • A philosopher and philologist, born in Hildesheim, studied in Gottingen and Kiel.

    Immortal Memories

    Clement Shorter

British Dictionary definitions for gottingen


  1. a city in central Germany, in Lower Saxony: important member of the Hanseatic League (14th century); university, founded in 1734 by George II of England. Pop: 122 883 (2003 est)
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