[ros-tok; German raws-tawk]
- a seaport in N Germany, on the Baltic.
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The harbour of Rostock was blocked up by a line of sunken ships.The Thirty Years' War
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Only the universities of Strassburg, Rostock and Muenster had no female students.Woman and Socialism
At Rostock a man came through the train and asked to see our passports.Germany in War Time
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Statues were erected to his memory at Berlin, Breslau and Rostock.
His son Matthias was professor of philosophy and medicine at Rostock.
- a port in NE Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on the Warnow estuary 13 km (8 miles) from the Baltic and its outport, Warnemünde: the chief port of the former East Germany; university (1419). Pop: 198 303 (2003 est)
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