[kœ-nikhs-berk; English key-nigz-burg]
- German name of Kaliningrad.
- a former province in NE Germany: an enclave separated from Germany by the Polish Corridor; now divided between Poland and the Russian Federation. 14,283 sq. mi. (36,993 sq. km). Capital: Königsberg.
German Ost·preus·sen [awst-proi-suh n] /ˌɔstˈprɔɪ sən/.
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Examples from the Web for konigsberg
The investigation of Konigsberg represents the second accounting firm implicated in the Madoff subterfuge.
When Konigsberg showed up at the London office, a worker said staff members were very obedient to his instructions.
Friehling, however, received only $14,500 a month for his services, less than half what Konigsberg received.
"Konigsberg and Levy were very close to the center of Madoff action," the source continued.
Konigsberg also had a close working relationship with Madoff that went back 25 years.
I am glad to hear that the Emden and Konigsberg have both been settled.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie
George Brenton Laurie
They came soon to the city of Konigsberg, which was at that time the capital.Peter the Great
Even the great Chinaman of Konigsberg was only a great critic.Beyond Good and Evil
This Albert was the founder of the University of Konigsberg.
The arrival of Napoleon in Dantzig swept the first of the tide on to Konigsberg.Barlasch of the Guard
H. S. Merriman
- the former name (until 1946) of Kaliningrad
- a former province of NE Germany on the Baltic Sea: separated in 1919 from the rest of Germany by the Polish Corridor and Danzig: in 1945 Poland received the south part, the Soviet Union the northGerman name: Ostpreussen (ostˈprɔysən)
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