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(lɪˈpɑːjə) or


(Placename) a port in W Latvia on the Baltic Sea; founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1263: a naval and industrial centre, with a fishing fleet. Pop: 86 985 (2002 est). Russian name: Libava German name: Libau


(liˈɛp ə yə, -ɑ yə)

a seaport in W Latvia, on the Baltic. 114,900.
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Noun1.Liepaja - a city of southwestern Latvia on the Baltic Sea
Latvia, Republic of Latvia - a republic in northeastern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea
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Skipper Burke opened the scoring with his second goal since dropping down to this level and was influential throughout, while McBurnie's header in the 19th minute secured a comfortable cushion in Liepaja.
Entering the 94th minute, it appeared the Crues would book a second qualifying round tie with Lithuanian outfit Suduva only for Arturs Karasausks to step up and find the net to win the match 2-0 for Liepaja and claim the tie on away goals.
Champions League 2nd qualifying rd 1st leg - Lincoln Red Imps 1, Celtic 0; BATE 2, SJK 0; Qarabag 2, Dudelange 0; Hapoel Ber Sheva 3, Sheriff 2; Red Bull Salzburg 1, FK Liepaja 0; Vardar 1, Dinamo Zagreb 2; Zrinjski Mostar 1, Legia Warsaw 1; The New Saints 0, Apoel Nicosia 0; Dinamo Tbilisi 2, Alashkert 0; Valletta 1, Red Star Belgrade 2.
5 thousand tons in the Baltic port of Liepaja (Latvia).
Broderna Bourghardt has a sales and technical development office in Kungsbacka, Sweden and manufacturing operations in Liepaja, Latvia, via its local arm SIA Baltic Rim.
Liepaja is located next to the Baltic See in Kurzeme; Jelgava is situated in the centre of the Zemgale plain with a variety of high-value ecological biotopes; and Rezekne is a city with the typical hilly relief and blue-green area of Latgale.
The jury responsible for assessing candidate cities for the 2014 European Capital of Culture title, gathered on 16 December in Riga, recommended Cesis, Liepaja and Riga for pre-selection for the title.
Swedish industrial group Trelleborg AB said on Tuesday (19 June) that it has decided to transfer the production from its Trelleborg Wheel Systems unit in Hadsten, Denmark, to a new unit in Liepaja, Latvia.
It will start twice-weekly service to Simferopol on April 11, twice-weekly flights to Tbilisi on May 2, twice-weekly flights to Baku the following day and four-times-weekly service to Liepaja later in the month.
Right on the picturesque Baltic Sea shore lies a derelict and forgotten land of empty nuclear rocket storehouses, bunkers and abandoned multi-storey houses, shaping the landscape of Karaosta, the former sealed military zone in Liepaja, Latvia.