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  1. a seaport in NE Germany: a member of the medieval Hanseatic League; besieged by Wallenstein 1628.
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Examples from the Web for stralsund

Historical Examples

  • Here the ships anchored as close as they could get to the island of Stralsund.

    Our Sailors

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Week after week passed away, and Stralsund was still untaken.

    The Thirty Years' War

    Samuel Rawson Gardiner

  • In vain did the city of Stralsund appeal to the Diet and to the sister cities for help.

    The Hansa Towns

    Helen Zimmern

  • They didn't know where Stralsund was, and wanted to find out.

    The Benefactress

    Elizabeth Beauchamp

  • Letty, do you mean to tell me that you don't know where Stralsund is?

    The Benefactress

    Elizabeth Beauchamp

British Dictionary definitions for stralsund


  1. a port in NE Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on a strait of the Baltic: one of the leading towns of the Hanseatic League. Pop: 59 140 (2003 est)
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