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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.
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(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)
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(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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SUNDAY'S German second division game between Hansa Rostock and Dynamo Dresden looks like being a sell-out - even though the match is being played behind closed doors.
Scandlines has ordered two ferries at German shipbuilder P+S Werften GmbH which will soon replace the two older Denmark-flagged vessels running the route between the Danish town of Gedser and German Rostock. M/S Copenhagen will sail under the Danish flag, while M/S Berlin will have a German flag.
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H ROSTOCK v BOCHUM 7.15pm BOCHUM were unfortunate to fall in the Bundesliga play-offs last season, but they should be confident of getting three points from their trip to newly-promoted Hansa Rostock tonight, writes Ian Wilkerson.
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BUNDESLIGA strugglers Hansa Rostock have conceded just 13 goals in their 13 home matches this season and they can keep things tight in tonight's live-on-Setanta clash with Wolfsburg at the Ostseestadion.