- a seaport in NE Germany: a member of the medieval Hanseatic League; besieged by Wallenstein 1628.
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Here the ships anchored as close as they could get to the island of Stralsund.Our Sailors
Week after week passed away, and Stralsund was still untaken.The Thirty Years' War
Samuel Rawson Gardiner
In vain did the city of Stralsund appeal to the Diet and to the sister cities for help.The Hansa Towns
They didn't know where Stralsund was, and wanted to find out.
Letty, do you mean to tell me that you don't know where Stralsund is?
- a port in NE Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on a strait of the Baltic: one of the leading towns of the Hanseatic League. Pop: 59 140 (2003 est)