- a state in central Germany. 9515 sq. mi. (24,644 sq. km). Capital: Magdeburg.
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- a state of E Germany: created in 1947 from the state of Anhalt and those parts of Prussia formerly ruled by the duchy of Saxony: part of East Germany until 1990. Pop: 2 523 000 (2003 est)