Associations to the word «Hanover»


HANOVER, proper noun. British family that ruled from 1714 to 1901, more commonly known as the Georgian, Regency and Victorian periods.
HANOVER, proper noun. A city of northwest Germany, capital of Lower Saxony.
HANOVER, proper noun. (historical) The former Kingdom of Hanover, now part of Lower Saxony, Germany.

Dictionary definition

HANOVER, noun. A port city in northwestern Germany; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League.
HANOVER, noun. The English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria).

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