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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.
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German Han·no·ver [hah-noh-vuhr] /hɑˈnoʊ vər/ (for defs. 2, 3).
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British Dictionary definitions for Hanover (1 of 2)

Hanover1
/ (ˈhænəʊvə) /

noun
the English spelling of Hannover

British Dictionary definitions for Hanover (2 of 2)

Hanover2
/ (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)
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