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 (rŏs′tŏk′, rôs′tôk′)
A city of northeast Germany near the Baltic Sea north-northwest of Berlin. Originally a Slavic fortress, it was chartered in 1218 and was an important member of the Hanseatic League in the 1300s.


(Placename) a port in NE Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on the Warnow estuary 13 km (8 miles) from the Baltic and its outport, Warnemünde: the chief port of the former East Germany; university (1419). Pop: 198 303 (2003 est)


(ˈrɒs tɒk)

a seaport in N Germany, on the Baltic. 253,990.
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Noun1.Rostock - a city in northeastern Germany near the Baltic sea; an important member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century
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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Defensive coach Steve Harrison was delighted with the way the players bounced back from Saturday's 3-1 defeat by Hansa Rostock in Germany as they stepped up their preparations for the new Barclays Premiership campaign ( which kicks off against Newcastle on Saturday week ( and their European adventure.
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