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Memel

[mey-muh l, mem-uh l]
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noun
  1. German name of Klaipeda.
  2. the lower course of the Niemen River.
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Examples from the Web for memel

Historical Examples

  • It is then cut into by the estuaries of the Vistula, the Pregel and the Memel.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2

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  • The Russians have besieged Memel; Lehwald has them on his front and in his rear.

  • I had to pay a fortune for the travelling carriages which brought us to Memel.

    Two Royal Foes

    Eva Madden

  • It is a comfortable house, but the cold here in Memel is awful.

    Two Royal Foes

    Eva Madden

  • "Auf wiedersehen, my Bettina," he said, and departed from Memel.

    Two Royal Foes

    Eva Madden


British Dictionary definitions for memel

Memel

noun
  1. the German name for Klaipeda
  2. the lower course of the Neman River
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