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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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Born into a music oriented family on the outskirts of the windy, undisputed home of Latvian rock, Liepaja, it is only natural that 23-year-old Miks Dukurs has stayed in the family business to make a name for himself as a singer/songwriter.
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They could face FC Midtjylland - who finished second in the Danish Superliga last season - FC Nordsjaelland (ninth in the Danish Superliga); Djurgardens IF and Kalmar FF (third and second in the Swedish Allsvenskan last season); Haka Valkeakoski (second in the Finnish Veikkausliiga); Honka Espoo and FH Hafnarfjardar (fourth and second in the Icelandic Urvalsdeild); Metalurgs Liepaja (second in the Latvian Virsliga); St Patrick's Athletic (second in Eircom League last season); Suduva Marijampole (second in the Lithuanian A Lyga); Stabaek (second in Norwegian Tippeligaen).
These link Riga with the major ports of Ventspils and Liepaja and international routes to Estonia in the north, Russia to the north and east as well as Lithuania to the south.
Romanov now insists there was something more sinister behind his performance last month but refused to elaborate on allegations which centre around a previous match in the Latvian town of Liepaja.
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.