Pronunciation: (pots'dam; for 1 also Ger. pôts'däm),[key] —n. 1. a city in and the capital of Brandenburg, in NE Germany, SW of Berlin: formerly the residence of German emperors; wartime conference July–August 1945 of Truman, Stalin, Churchill, and later, Attlee. 142,860.
2. a town in N New York. 10,635.