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Words nearby Hanse
Hans, Hansa, Hansard, Hansa yellow, Hansberry, Hanse, Hanseatic, Hanseatic League, hansel, “Hansel and Gretel”, Hansen
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How to use Hanse in a sentence
During the same time the Hanse towns were passing through a period of difficulty.
Here the Hanse towns brought the wares of the north, and here the English company had a factory.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
The latter writer thinks they were not known by the name of Hanse so early.
As it granted these Hanse Towns entry for all goods free of duty, it must be deemed a marked concession.The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa|Paul Barron Watson
Call together the Hanse traders whom thou hast driven away.'
British Dictionary definitions for Hanse
Hansa (ˈhænsə, -zə)
/ (hæns) /
a medieval guild of merchants
a fee paid by the new members of a medieval trading guild
- another name for the Hanseatic League
- (as modifier)a Hanse town
Word Origin for Hanse
C12: of Germanic origin; compare Old High German hansa, Old English hōs troop
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