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 (mĕk′lən-bûrg′, -bo͝ork′)
A historical region of northeast Germany on the Baltic Sea. It was originally occupied c. sixth century ad by Slavic peoples who were then displaced by Germanic settlements. After 1621 Mecklenburg was divided into two duchies, which joined a confederation of German states in 1867.
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(ˈmɛklənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈmeːklənbʊrk)
1. (Historical Terms) a historic region and former state of NE Germany, along the Baltic coast; now part of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
2. (Placename) a historic region and former state of NE Germany, along the Baltic coast; now part of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
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Bazin followed him upon a roan, holding by the halter a vigorous Mecklenburg horse; this was D'Artagnan mount.
"This horse, monsieur le comte, is of the Mecklenburg breed.
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