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Bismarck British & World English

The state capital of North Dakota; population 60,389 (est. 2008). A terminus of the Northern Pacific Railway, it took the name of the German Chancellor in order to attract German capital for railroad-building

Bismarck, Otto von British & World English

Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg (1815–98), Prussian minister and German statesman, Chancellor of the German Empire 1871–90; known as the Iron Chancellor; full name Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck. He was the driving force behind the unification of Germany, orchestrating wars with Denmark (1864), Austria (1866), and France (1870-1) in order to achieve this end

Bismarck Sea British & World English

An arm of the Pacific Ocean north-east of New Guinea and north of New Britain

Bismarck Archipelago British & World English

An island group in the western Pacific Ocean, part of Papua New Guinea. Held by Germany from 1884 to World War I, it includes New Britain, New Ireland, and several hundred other islands

Leon Bismarck Beiderbecke in Beiderbecke, Bix British & World English

(1903–31), American jazz musician and composer; born Leon Bismarck Beiderbecke. A self-taught cornetist and pianist, he was one of a handful of white musicians who profoundly influenced the development of jazz

Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck in Bismarck, Otto von British & World English

Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg (1815–98), Prussian minister and German statesman, Chancellor of the German Empire 1871–90; known as the Iron Chancellor; full name Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck. He was the driving force behind the unification of Germany, orchestrating wars with Denmark (1864), Austria (1866), and France (1870-1) in order to achieve this end


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