Hesse
I. biographical name Hermann 1877-1962 German author II. geographical name or German Hessen 1. region W central Germany N of Baden-Württemberg, divided into Hesse-Darmstadt (in the S) & Hesse-Cassel (in the N), the latter being united with Prussia in 1866 as part of the province of Hesse-Nassau along with the duchy of Nassau & the city of Frankfurt am Main 2. state of the Weimar Republic, equivalent to Hesse-Darmstadt 3. state of Germany & formerly of West Germany including larger part of Hesse-Darmstadt & part of Hesse-Nassau capital Wiesbaden area 8151 square miles (21,111 square kilometers), population 5,763,300

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