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bremen

General Crossword Questions for “bremen”

  • German city state

Encyclopedia

  • The City Municipality of Bremen (German: Stadtgemeinde Bremen, pronounced [ˈbʁeːmən]) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany. Bremen is some 60 km (37 mi) south from the Weser mouth on the North Sea. — “Bremen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • SV Werder Bremen is a German sports club best known for its football team playing in Bremen, in the northwest German federal state of the same name. Bremen have been crowned champions on four occasions and have won the DFB-Pokal on six occasions. — “SV Werder Bremen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • At the unwinding of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806 the Free Imperial City of Bremen (as of 1646, after earlier privileges of autonomy of 1186) was not mediatised but became a sovereign state officially titled Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. Its currency was the Bremen thaler (until 1873). — “Bremen (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • 'It turned out that Bartels was carrying apples from Bremen to Kappeln (in this fiord), and had run into that channel in the sands for shelter from the weather. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • "Merciful God, where am I!" exclaimed he in agony; and while he so thought, all his ideas and feelings of overpowering dizziness, against which he struggled with the utmost power of desperation, encompassed him with renewed force. "Let us drink claret and mead, and Bremen beer," shouted one of the guests–"and you shall drink with us!" — “Fairy tales and stories” by Hans Christian Andersen
  • As he mounted the deck, Ahab abruptly accosted him, without at all heeding what he had in his hand; but in his broken lingo, the German soon evinced his complete ignorance of the White Whale; immediately turning the conversation to his lamp-feeder and oil can, with some remarks touching his having to turn into his hammock at night in profound darkness–his last drop of Bremen oil being gone, and not a single flying-fish yet captured to supply the deficiency; concluding by hinting that his ship was indeed what in the Fishery is technically called a CLEAN one (that is, an empty one), well deserving the name of Jungfrau or the Virgin. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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