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Gdańsk

[ gdahynsk; English guh-dahnsk, -dansk ]
/ gdãɪ̃sk; English gəˈdɑnsk, -ˈdænsk /
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noun

a seaport in N Poland, on the Gulf of Danzig.

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German Danzig.

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How to use Gdańsk in a sentence

  • Martial law was imposed and Solidarity was banned in 1982 after dramatic confrontations at the Gdansk shipyards.

British Dictionary definitions for Gdańsk

Gdańsk
/ (Polish ɡdajinsk) /

noun

the chief port of Poland, on the Baltic: a member of the Hanseatic league; under Prussian rule (1793–1807 and 1814–1919); a free city under the League of Nations from 1919 until annexed by Germany in 1939; returned to Poland in 1945. Pop: 851 000 (2005 est)German name: Danzig
Bay of Gdańsk a wide inlet of the Baltic Sea on the N coast of Poland
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