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1. (Placename) the German name for Klaipeda
2. (Placename) the lower course of the Neman River


(ˈklaɪ pɪ də)

a seaport in NW Lithuania, on the Baltic. 204,000.
German, Memel.
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Noun1.Memel - a city in western Lithuania on the Baltic SeaMemel - 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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A, a precise le president de l'EMC des devots du chapelet du Crucifie du diocese de Yopougon, Agnimel Memel Martin
Hitler's re-integration of Rhineland and Anschluss of Austria (occupation of Austria) led to 'Appeasement in Munich' in 1938 which further created an environment for Hitler to annex Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia and Memel from Lithuania.
He represented Lithuania in negotiations with Germany and in the dispute between the pro-Lithuanian executive branch and the pro-German parliament in Memel (Klaipeda) before the Permanent Court of International Justice at The Hague in 1932.
Traffic officials Memel Roxas and Jun Vialu would take the place of Nebrija in the MMDA's Task Force for Special Operations as team leaders.
A Upper Silesia B Jutland C The Danish corridor D Memel 8.
Chip seal will be applied on sections of McBriety Road, New Scotland Road, Victoria Road, Anabelle Crescent, Balsam Drive, Fiddlers Green Drive, Stelor Drive, Wichita Drive, Wintergreen Drive, Route 895, Route 910, Ayles Road, Bannister Road, Dawson Road, Hillside Road, Memel Road, Niagara Road, Osprey Road and Prosser Brook Road.
Research shows that across the lifespan of a marital relationship, couples interdependently affect each other's psychological and physiological well-being (e.g., Bourassa, Memel, Woolverton & Sbarra, 2015; Cook & Kenny, 2005; Kelley & Thibault, 1978).
Furthermore, while some became virulent only in the 1930s, Germany held territorial claims against Belgium (Eupen-Malmedy), Lithuania (Memel), Czechoslovakia (Sudetenland) and most importantly Poland (Western Poland, Danzig Corridor, Upper Silesia).
Os restos mortais nao eram recuperados pela familia nas sociedades florestais pre-coloniais da Costa do Marfim, como descreve Memel Fote (11).
(23) No original: "Deutschland, Deutschland uber alles, Uber alles in der Welt, Wenn es stets zu Schutz und Trutze Bruderlich zusammenhalt, Von der Maas bis an die Memel, Von der Etsch bis an den Belt.