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[ros-tok; German raws-tawk]
  1. a seaport in N Germany, on the Baltic.
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Examples from the Web for rostock

Historical Examples

  • The harbour of Rostock was blocked up by a line of sunken ships.

    The Thirty Years' War

    Samuel Rawson Gardiner

  • Only the universities of Strassburg, Rostock and Muenster had no female students.

  • At Rostock a man came through the train and asked to see our passports.

    Germany in War Time

    Mary Ethel McAuley

  • Statues were erected to his memory at Berlin, Breslau and Rostock.

  • His son Matthias was professor of philosophy and medicine at Rostock.

British Dictionary definitions for rostock


  1. 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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