Saxony-Anhalt

[ sak-suh-nee-ahn-hahlt ]
/ ˈsæk sə niˈɑn hɑlt /

noun

a state in central Germany. 9,515 sq. mi. (24,644 sq. km). Capital: Magdeburg.

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Saxony-Anhalt
/ (ˈsæksənɪ ˈɑːnhɑːlt) /

noun

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)
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