Definition of Lubeck

1. Noun. A city in northwestern Germany and an important Baltic port; a leading member of the Hanseatic League.

Group relationships: Hanseatic League
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany

Definition of Lubeck

1. Proper noun. A city of north-central Germany northeast of Hamburg; a major Baltic port and industrial center, the present city dates from 1143 and was the leading town of the Hanseatic League after its designation as a free city in 1226; it retained that status until 1937. ¹

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Literary usage of Lubeck

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1. Memoirs of Libraries: Including a Handbook of Library Economy by Edward Edwards (1859)
"Until the early part of the succeeding century lubeck possessed no Town Library. About the year 1616, one or two of the lubeck clergy, in conjunction with ..."

2. Memoirs and Campaigns of Charles John: Prince Royal of Sweden by John Philippart (1814)
"In a few days he conquered Holstein and released lubeck,* whilst a part of his army * The following letter was addressed by the Prince Royal to his soo, ..."

3. An Historical View of the Law of Maritime Commerce by James Reddie (1841)
"lubeck. Before the conquests of the German Princes over the people who inhabited the southern coasts of the Baltic had given rise to the foundation of the ..."

4. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1829)
"The town of lubeck, and the territory attached to it, shall be afterwards more ... The principality of lubeck is peopled by twenty thousand inhabitants, ..."

5. Russia by Astolphe Custine (1855)
"Conversation at lubeck on Peculiarities in the Russian Character. — Burning of the Steamer Nicholas L THIS morning, at lubeck, the landlord of the hotel, ..."

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