- a seaport in N Germany: important Baltic port in the medieval Hanseatic League.
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What most annoyed the king at this time was the importunate demands of Lubeck.
So that at the close of 1526 the Lubeck envoys were still clamoring for their pay.
The question of the Lubeck debt is ably treated by Forssell in his Sver.
I wonder what they would think of us at, Lubeck if they could just see us now!
Time passed on at Lubeck, the same as it does everywhere else.
- 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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