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Definition 1: the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria) - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for hanover in the sense of this definition

(hanover is a kind of ...) a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

(hanover is a kind of ...) royal persons collectively

"the wedding was attended by royalty"

(hanover is a member of ...) a member (or supporter) of the house of Hanover

(hanover is a member of ...) any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover

(hanover is a member of ...) Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)

(hanover is a member of ...) King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)

(hanover is a member of ...) King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)

(hanover is a member of ...) King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)

(hanover is a member of ...) queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)

Definition 2: a port city in northwestern Germany; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for hanover in the sense of this definition

(hanover is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(hanover is an instance of ...) a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

(... is part of hanover) a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990

(... is a member of hanover) a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669

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