I. biographical name Irving 1888-1989 American (Russian-born) composer II. geographical name city comprising a state of Germany capital of (reunified) Germany on Spree River; before 1945 capital of Germany & of Prussia; divided under postwar occupation between East & West Germany, East Berlin being made capital of East Germany (1949) & West Berlin a state (not formally incorporated) of West Germany • Berliner noun

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