geographical name
Bre·​men | \ ˈbre-mən How to pronounce Bremen (audio) , ˈbrā- \

Definition of Bremen

1 former duchy of northern Germany between the lower Weser and the lower Elbe rivers
2 state of northwestern Germany in two noncontiguous sections, one containing the city of Bremen, the other containing Bremerhaven, and both surrounded by Lower Saxony area 156 square miles (404 square kilometers), population 681,700

Note: Bremen is Germany's smallest and least populous state.

3 city, port on the Weser River, and capital of the German state of Bremen population 542,707

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“Bremen.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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