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amter


amter


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amt  \Amt\,  n.;  pl  {Amter},  {E}.  {Amts}.  [Dan.  &  Norw.,  fr  G.] 
  An  administrative  territorial  division  in  Denmark  and  Norway. 
 
  Each  of  the  provinces  [of  Denmark]  is  divided  into 
  several  amts,  answering  .  .  .  to  the  English  hundreds. 
  --Encyc.  Brit.