[ ly-bek ]
/ ˈlü bɛk /
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a seaport in N Germany: important Baltic port in the medieval Hanseatic League.
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Words nearby Lübeck
lubber's hole, lubber's knot, lubber's line, Lubbock, lube, Lübeck, Lubitsch, Lübke, Lublin, lubra, lubric
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How to use Lübeck in a sentence
At sunrise the next morning he goes on board the steamer Svithiod, bound from Lubeck to Stockholm.
He speaks much of the honourable reception which the Magistrates of Lubeck gave him.
Leaving that city therefore, he went to a seaport two leagues distant, in order to embark for Lubeck.
It was afterwards issued, and the Queen gave him a vessel, on board which he embarked the 12th of August for Lubeck.
Grotius set out in an open waggon for Lubeck, and arrived at Rostock on the 26th of August very ill.
British Dictionary definitions for Lübeck
/ (German ˈlyːbɛk) /
a port in N Germany, in Schleswig-Holstein on the Baltic: the leading member of the Hanseatic League, and a major European commercial centre until the 15th century. Pop: 212 754 (2003 est)
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