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1. (Placename) the German name for Klaipeda
2. (Placename) the lower course of the Neman River
Klai•pe•da(ˈklaɪ pɪ də)
a seaport in NW Lithuania, on the Baltic. 204,000.German, Memel.
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|Noun||1.||Memel - 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