Pronunciation: (ham'bûrg; for 1, 2 also Ger. häm'boork),[key] —n. 1. a state in N Germany. 288 sq. mi. (746 sq. km).
2. a city in and the capital of this state, on the Elbe River: the largest seaport in continental Europe. 1,597,500.
3. a town in W New York. 10,582.