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[mek-luh n-burg-shwer-uh n; German mek-luh n-boork-shvey-reen, mey-kluh n-]
  1. See under Mecklenburg.
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[mek-luh n-burg; German mek-luh n-boork, mey-kluh n-]
  1. a former state in NE Germany, formed in 1934 from two states (Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz).
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Examples from the Web for mecklenburg-schwerin

Historical Examples

  • In 1756 he entered the service of the Court of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski

  • He must at least have a Mecklenburg salad as he came from Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

    Villa Elsa

    Stuart Henry

  • About 57% of the total area of Mecklenburg-Schwerin consists of cultivated land, 18% of forest, and 13% of heath and pasture.

  • Mecklenburg-Schwerin began its existence by a series of constitutional struggles between the duke and the nobles.

British Dictionary definitions for mecklenburg-schwerin


  1. a historic region and former state of NE Germany, along the Baltic coast; now part of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
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