a former state in NE Germany, formed in 1934 from two states (Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz ).
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How to use Mecklenburg in a sentence
During a single four-hour workday last week, a Mecklenburg County grand jury heard 276 cases and handed down 276 indictments.The Grand Jury Voting on One Case Every 52 Seconds | Andrew Cohen | February 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He married the plump Princess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in 1761.Oral History: The Sex Lives of the Kings and Queens of England | Tom Sykes | July 10, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A much more serious question of principle arose from the peculiar circumstances of Mecklenburg.
While a child in Mecklenburg remains unbaptized it is necessary to burn a light in the chamber.The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
A peasant woman in Mecklenburg who ventured to sleep without a light was attacked by an elf-woman.The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
In the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg the ruler governs his subjects in the good old patriarchal way.German Problems and Personalities | Charles Sarolea
The Duc d'Orlans has refused this vote, to the great delight, it is said, of the people of Mecklenburg.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.2/3, 1836-1840 | Duchesse De Dino
British Dictionary definitions for Mecklenburg
a historic region and former state of NE Germany, along the Baltic coast; now part of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
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