[ lye-pah-yah; English lee-ep-uh-yuh ]
/ ˈlyɛ pɑ yɑ; English liˈɛp ə yə /
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a seaport in W Latvia, on the Baltic.
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British Dictionary definitions for Liepāja
/ (lɪˈpɑːjə) /
a port in W Latvia on the Baltic Sea; founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1263: a naval and industrial centre, with a fishing fleet. Pop: 86 985 (2002 est)Russian name: Libava German name: Libau
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