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From German Magdeburg, from Middle Low German Māgedeborch, Mēgedeborch. Since the Middle Ages interpreted as “maiden-borough”, sometimes specifically related to the Virgin Mary. However, the first component may originally have been the plant name “mayweed”, compare Middle Low German mēgede(blōme) and Old English mæġþe.

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  • enPR: măgʹdə-bûrg
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmaɡdəbɜːɡ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmæɡdəbɝɡ/
  • Hyphenation: Mag‧de‧burg

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Magdeburg

  1. The capital city of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, on the River Elbe.
  2. (historical) The historic German realm centered on the city.

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Magdeburg m inan

  1. Alternative spelling of Magdeburk

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Etymology edit

From Middle Low German Māgedeborch, Mēgedeborch. Since the Middle Ages interpreted as “maiden-borough”, sometimes specifically related to the Virgin Mary. However, the first component may originally have been the plant name “mayweed”, compare Middle Low German mēgede(blōme) and Old English mæġþe.

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  • IPA(key): (local, standard-near) /ˈmakdəbʊrk/, (non-local also) /ˈmaːkdəbʊrk/
  • IPA(key): (local, traditional) /ˈmaxdəbʊrç/, (non-local northern/central Germany) /ˈmaːxdəbʊrç/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mag‧de‧burg

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Magdeburg n (proper noun, genitive Magdeburgs or (optionally with an article) Magdeburg)

  1. Magdeburg (the capital city of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)

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Magdeburg

Etymology edit

Borrowed from German Magdeburg, from Middle Low German Māgedeborch, Mēgedeborch.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /maɡˈdɛ.burk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛburk
  • Syllabification: Mag‧de‧burg

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Magdeburg m inan

  1. Magdeburg (the capital and largest city of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)

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