[gdahynsk; English guh-dahnsk, -dansk]
German Danzig. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of gdansk

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

British Dictionary definitions for gdansk


  1. 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
  2. Bay of Gdańsk a wide inlet of the Baltic Sea on the N coast of Poland
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