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Hamm,

village, S Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, near Luxembourg city. Gen. George S. PattonPatton, George Smith, Jr.,
1885–1945, American general, b. San Gabriel, Calif. A graduate of West Point (1909), he served in World War I and was wounded while commanding a tank brigade in France. Subsequently he served in the cavalry and the tank corps.
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 is buried in the large U.S. military cemetery there.

Hamm

(häm), city (1994 pop. 182,390), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Lippe River, in the RuhrRuhr
, region, c.1,300 sq mi (3,370 sq km), W Germany; a principal manufacturing center of Germany and formerly known as one of the world's greatest industrial complexes. In the 1980s the coal and steel industries declined, leading to serious unemployment.
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 district. The city contains iron and steel foundries and manufactures textiles and machinery, as well as wire and cable. Founded in 1226, Hamm was the capital of the county of Mark until 1809. An active member of the Hanseatic League, it passed to Cleves in the 14th cent. and later (1614) to Brandenburg. The city was badly damaged in World War II, in a bombing that destroyed over half of the buildings.

Hamm

 

a city in the Federal Republic of Germany, in the Land (state) of Nordrhein-Westfalen, on the Lippe River. Hamm is a transportation junction; in 1973 its railroads handled 16.7 million tons of freight, and its river port handled 4.1 million tons of cargo. Coal is mined in the area. The city manufactures textiles, office equipment, and products of the heavy machine-building industry.

Hamm

an industrial city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: a Hanse town from 1417; severely damaged in World War II. Pop.: 184 961 (2003 est.)
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