[dan-sig; German dahn-tsik]
- German name of Gdańsk.
- Free City of, a former self-governing territory including the seaport of Danzig: constituted by the treaty of Versailles 1920; a part of Germany 1939–45; now in Poland. 754 sq. mi. (1955 sq. km).
- Gulf of, an inlet of the Baltic Sea, in N Poland. About 60 miles (95 km) wide.
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Examples from the Web for danzig
Danzig was offered multiple other high-level positions, but opted to stay out of government.
Danzig was under serious consideration to be secretary of Defense after Obama was elected but was edged out by Robert Gates.
They put his picture up in huts in Brazil and tents in the Congo, in offices in Dublin and Danzig.A Kennedy Lesson for Obama Critics
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Danzig twisted two dials at the same time with minute exactness.
Danzig owes almost all its splendour to the English 100 trade.The Hansa Towns
His mother was the daughter of a rich English merchant at Danzig.
In 1811 he was chosen to inspect and report on the fortifications of Danzig.
Danzig, Cuxhaven and Sonderburg have also been made naval bases.
- the German name for Gdańsk
- a rare variety of domestic fancy pigeon originating in this area
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