Klaipeda


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Klai·pe·da

 (klī′pĭ-də, -pĕ-dä) Formerly Me·mel (mā′məl)
A city of western Lithuania on the Baltic Sea. Founded as a fortress in 1252 by Teutonic Knights, it was an important trading town of the Hanseatic League and was later held by Sweden, Prussia, and Russia before becoming (1924) part of an autonomous region within Lithuania. It was occupied by Germany in World War II and captured by Soviet forces in 1945. It is the chief port and industrial city of Lithuania.
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Klaipeda

(Russian ˈklajpɪdə)
n
(Placename) a port in Lithuania on the Baltic: shipbuilding and fish canning. Pop: 190 000 (2005 est). German name: Memel
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Klai•pe•da

(ˈklaɪ pɪ də)

n.
a seaport in NW Lithuania, on the Baltic. 204,000.
German, Memel.
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Noun1.Klaipeda - a city in western Lithuania on the Baltic SeaKlaipeda - a city in western Lithuania on the Baltic Sea; formerly an important trading town 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
Lietuva, Lithuania, Republic of Lithuania - a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea
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