[ vil-helms-hah-fuhn ]
/ ˈvɪl hɛlmsˌhɑ fən /
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a seaport in NW Germany, NW of Bremen, on the North Sea.
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Words nearby Wilhelmshaven
Wilhelm I, Wilhelm II, Wilhelmina, Wilhelmina I, Wilhelm Meister, Wilhelmshaven, Wilhelmstrasse, Wilkes, Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes Land, Wilkins
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How to use Wilhelmshaven in a sentence
They supposed he was bringing cargo in his galliot from Wilhelmshaven, all the company's plant and stores coming from that port.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
Of the three instruments at Wilhelmshaven, only one showed any movement at the time of the earthquake.A Study of Recent Earthquakes|Charles Davison
On one occasion a half-flotilla of boats were lying alongside their parent ship in Wilhelmshaven.The Story of Our Submarines|John Graham Bower
It was claimed that the U-53 had made the trip from Wilhelmshaven in seventeen days.
He sank several—and is now waiting impatiently outside of Wilhelmshaven for more.With the French in France and Salonika|Richard Harding Davis
British Dictionary definitions for Wilhelmshaven
/ (German vɪlhɛlmsˈhaːfən) /
a port and resort in NW Germany, in Lower Saxony: founded in 1853; was the chief German North Sea naval base until 1945; a major oil port. Pop: 84 586 (2003 est)
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