Definition of Danzig
1. Noun. A port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century.
Group relationships: Hanseatic League
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Poland, Polska, Republic Of Poland
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Danzig
Literary usage of Danzig
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"The loss of its port decided the fate of Danzig. ... Even after the fall of Danzig the embers of war continued to smoulder in Poland for nearly twelve ..."
2. The New York Times Current History (1919)
"THE Danzig DISPUTE M. Cambon, head of the Conference Commission on Polish Affairs, laid his report before the Peace Conference on March 19. ..."
3. The New Constitutions of Europe by Howard Lee McBain, Lindsay Rogers (1922)
"The City of Danzig and the territory attached thereto shall form a Free State under the name of the "Free and Hanseatic City of Danzig. ..."
4. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"I take this occasion to state to your Excellency that I have seven people of Danzig on board this ship as prisoners of war, and that I am willing to ..."
5. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"This state was really no bad representative of the Danzig a oldest Poland of all. ... of Danzig and Thorn, and she rounded off her southern frontier by the ..."
6. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1918)
"The terminal figures of the Danzig triptych represent St. John Baptist and St. John the Divine. The former supports on his left arm the Agnus Dei resting on ..."
7. Life and Times of Stein, Or, Germany and Prussia in the Napoleonic Age by John Robert Seeley (1878)
"He was compelled to proceed to Danzig by sea, taking ship at Memel, ... He sailed to Danzig, where he arrived on April 4th, and remained till April 24th, ..."