a city in and the capital of Brandenburg, in NE Germany, SW of Berlin: formerly the residence of German emperors; wartime conference July–August 1945 of Truman, Stalin, Churchill, and later, Attlee.
a town in N New York.
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How to use Potsdam in a sentence
Now, researchers in Ralph Bock’s laboratory at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology in Potsdam have finally discovered the answer by capturing this transfer on video.Plant Cells of Different Species Can Swap Organelles | Viviane Callier | January 20, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
To see which was more probable, he connected with Tobias Buck, a researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics in Potsdam, Germany, who specializes in crafting digital galaxy simulations.
Potsdam and Schoenbrunn know more on the subject at this moment than the duke.
We have always maintained that the German military route lay on a direct line to Potsdam.
I have seen him taking five-o'clock tea with his wife, his sons and their wives at Sans Souci, in Potsdam.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
He fell back on his higher rank, and in my anger I struck him on the parade-ground at Potsdam while he was reviewing his regiment.The Red City | S. Weir Mitchell
Upon which Friedrich candidly drew bridle; hastened back, and, with a loss of four days, was at his Potsdam Affairs again.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for Potsdam
a city in Germany, the capital of Brandenburg on the Havel River: residence of Prussian kings and German emperors and scene of the Potsdam Conference of 1945, at which the main Allied powers agreed on a plan to occupy Germany at the end of the Second World War. Pop: 144 979 (2003 est)
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