Main definitions of Hamburg in English

: Hamburg1Hamburg2

Hamburg1

proper noun

  • 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)

Pronunciation:

Hamburg

/ˈhambərɡ/

Main definitions of Hamburg in English

: Hamburg1Hamburg2

Hamburg2

noun

North American
  • another term for hamburger
    • ‘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 Hamburg.

Pronunciation:

Hamburg

/ˈhambərɡ/