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Memel

[mey-muh l, mem-uh l] /ˈmeɪ məl, ˈmɛm əl/
noun
1.
German name of Klaipeda.
2.
the lower course of the Niemen River.
Compare Niemen.
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  • It is then cut into by the estuaries of the Vistula, the Pregel and the Memel.

  • The Russians have besieged Memel; Lehwald has them on his front and in his rear.

    Some Noble Sisters Edmund Lee
  • It is a comfortable house, but the cold here in Memel is awful.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • "Auf wiedersehen, my Bettina," he said, and departed from Memel.

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  • I had to pay a fortune for the travelling carriages which brought us to Memel.

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  • With a blaze it ascended on the air of Memel in smoke, the maid staring in wonder.

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  • And is it not fine that she is here in Memel and we can know her?

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  • When Hans left Memel he went at once to the house where he had stayed the night with Bettina.

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  • While the room was yet echoing with the merriment, a servant announced a courier from Memel.

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  • The French soldiers had fired the house and the peasants had fled at once to Memel.

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British Dictionary definitions for Memel

Memel

/ˈmeːməl/
noun
1.
the German name for Klaipeda
2.
the lower course of the Neman River
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