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Hesse

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biographical name Hes·se \ˈhe-sə\

Definition of Hesse

  1. Hermann 1877–1962 Ger. author




Hesse

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geographical name Hes·se \ˈhes, ˈhe-sē\

Definition of Hesse

  1. 1 region W cen Germany N of Baden-Württemberg, divided into Hesse–Darmstadt (in the S) & Hesse–Cassel play \-ˈka-səl, -ˈkä-\ (in the N), the latter being united with Prussia in 1866 as part of the province of Hesse–Nassau along with the duchy of Nassau & the city of Frankfurt am Main

  2. 2 state of the Weimar Republic, equivalent to Hesse-Darmstadt

  3. 3 state of Germany & formerly of W. Germany including larger part of Hesse-Darmstadt & part of Hesse-Nassau ∗ Wiesbaden area 8151 square miles (21,111 square kilometers), pop 5,763,300



Variants of hesse

or G Hessen play \ˈhe-sən\

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