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ˈspɑn daʊ, ˈʃpɑn-span·dau

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Spandaunoun

    a German machine gun


  1. Spandau

    Spandau (German: [ˈʃpandaʊ̯] (listen)) is the westernmost of the 12 boroughs (Bezirke) of Berlin, situated at the confluence of the Havel and Spree rivers and extending along the western bank of the Havel. It is the smallest borough by population, but the fourth largest by land area.


  1. spandau

    Spandau is a locality, which is situated within the borough of Spandau in Berlin, Germany. The historic town was incorporated into Berlin in 1920. It was also known as the location of a prison where war criminals, captured at the end of World War II, were held. Additionally, Spandau Ballet, a British band from the 1980s, named themselves after it. The term "Spandau" can also refer to a type of German machine gun used during World War I and II.


  1. Spandau

    Spandau is the fifth of the twelve boroughs of Berlin. It is the fourth largest and westernmost borough, situated at the confluence of the Havel and Spree rivers and along the western bank of the Havel, but the least populated.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Spandau

    an important town and fortress of Prussia, in Brandenburg, at the confluence of the Spree and Havel, 8 m. W. by N. of Berlin; fortifications are of the strongest and most modern kind, and in the "Julius Tower" of the powerful citadel the German war-chest of £6,000,000 is preserved; there is an arsenal and large Government cannon-foundries, powder-factories, etc.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. spandau

    A fortified town of Prussia, in the province of Brandenburg, 7 miles west from Berlin. It was taken by the Swedes in 1631, and by the French in 1806.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spandau in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spandau in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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