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 (lo͞o′bĕk′, lü′-)
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.


(German ˈlyːbɛk)
(Placename) a port in N Germany, in Schleswig-Holstein on the Baltic: the leading member of the Hanseatic League, and a major European commercial centre until the 15th century. Pop: 212 754 (2003 est)


(ˈlü bɛk)

a seaport in N Germany: important Baltic port in the medieval Hanseatic League. 216,854.
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Noun1.Lubeck - a city in northwestern Germany and an important Baltic portLubeck - a city in northwestern Germany and an important Baltic port; a leading member of the Hanseatic League
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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