There are 2 main definitions of Hamburg in English:

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Hamburg 1

Pronunciation: /ˈhambərɡ/
1A port in northern Germany, on the Elbe River; population 1,754,200 (est. 2006). Founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century, it is now the largest port in Germany.
2A town in western New York, south of Buffalo; population 55,868 (est. 2008).

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Syllabification: Ham·burg

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There are 2 main definitions of Hamburg in English:

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Hamburg 2

Pronunciation: /ˈhambərɡ/

noun

(also Hamburg steak)
North American Another term for hamburger.
Example sentences
  • As he waited for the G4 to boot up the program, he got on the phone and ordered a thermos of coffee and a Hamburg steak for dinner from room service.
  • They will never eat a hamburg in blissful ignorance of where it came from or be able to tolerate the intentional abuse of any animal.

Origin

From Hamburg1.

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Syllabification: Ham·burg

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