Minden


Minden
noun
a battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the English forces and their allies defeated the French
Syn: ↑battle of Minden
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑Seven Years' War

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/min"deuhn/, n.
a city in NW Louisiana. 15,074.

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  • Minden — • Minden on the Weser is first heard of in 798, and in 803 in the Treaty of Salz, made with the Saxons, it is spoken of as a see Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Minden     Minden …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Minden 05 — Voller Name Mindener Spiel vereinigung 05 e.V. Gegründet 15. Mai 1905 Klubfarben rot weiß …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Minden — Minden, NE U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 2964 Housing Units (2000): 1269 Land area (2000): 1.637849 sq. miles (4.242009 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.637849 sq. miles (4.242009 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • MINDEN — MINDEN, town in Germany. Jews are mentioned for the first time in 1270 as being under the bishop s protection. After 1336 the town agreed to recognize the bishop s prerogatives over the Jews provided that they paid municipal taxes as well as… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Minden [2] — Minden (M. i. Westfalen, Preußisch M.), Hauptstadt des gleichnamigen Regierungsbezirks und Kreises in der preuß. Provinz Westfalen und bis 1873 Festung zweiten Ranges, liegt 46 m ü. M. am linken Ufer der Weser, über die hier eine feste, von… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Minden — prop. n. A battle in the Seven Years War (1759) in which the Anglo Allied forces under duke Ferdinand of Brunswick defeated the French under Marshal Contades. Syn: battle of Minden. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minden — (Preußisch M.), 1) vormaliges Fürstenthum des Westfälischen Kreises, von Diepholz, Hoya, Kalenberg, Schaumburg, Lippe, Ravensberg u. Osnabrück begrenzt; 20 QM., 70,000 Ew.; bergig, fruchtbar, mit lebhafter Industrie; war in zwei Immediatstädte, M …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Minden, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 564 Housing Units (2000): 236 Land area (2000): 0.351766 sq. miles (0.911071 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.351766 sq. miles (0.911071 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Minden, LA — U.S. city in Louisiana Population (2000): 13027 Housing Units (2000): 5795 Land area (2000): 11.894248 sq. miles (30.805960 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.088337 sq. miles (0.228791 sq. km) Total area (2000): 11.982585 sq. miles (31.034751 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Minden, NE — U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 2964 Housing Units (2000): 1269 Land area (2000): 1.637849 sq. miles (4.242009 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.637849 sq. miles (4.242009 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Minden, NV — U.S. Census Designated Place in Nevada Population (2000): 2836 Housing Units (2000): 1231 Land area (2000): 4.269990 sq. miles (11.059224 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.019496 sq. miles (0.050495 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.289486 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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