Hanover

[ han-oh-ver ]
/ ˈhæn oʊ vər /
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noun

a member of the royal family that ruled Great Britain under that name from 1714 to 1901.
a former province in NW Germany; now a district in Lower Saxony. 14,944 sq. mi. (38,705 sq. km).
a city in and the capital of Lower Saxony, in N central Germany.
a city in S Pennsylvania.
a town in SE Massachusetts.

German Han·no·ver [hah-noh-vuhr] /hɑˈnoʊ vər/ (for defs 2, 3).

Lower Saxony

[ loh-er ]
/ ˈloʊ ər /

noun

a state in NW Germany. 18,294 sq. mi. (47,380 sq. km). Capital: Hanover.

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Hanover

1
/ (ˈhænəʊvə) /

noun

the English spelling of Hannover

Hanover

2
/ (ˈhænəʊvə) /

noun

a princely house of Germany (1692–1815), the head of which succeeded to the British throne as George I in 1714
the royal house of Britain (1714–1901)

Lower Saxony

noun

a state of N Germany, on the North Sea and including the E Frisian Islands: a leading European producer of petroleum. Capital: Hanover. Pop: 7 993 000 (2003 est). Area: 47 408 sq km (18 489 sq miles)German name: Niedersachsen
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