capital of Latvia
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|Noun||1.||capital of Latvia - a port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia; formerly a member 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