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Hanseatic League Line breaks: Han¦se|at¦ic League
Pronunciation: /ˌhansɪˈatɪk/

Definition of Hanseatic League in English:

A medieval association of north German cities, formed in 1241 and surviving until the 19th century. In the later Middle Ages it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power.


Hanseatic from medieval Latin Hanseaticus, from hansa (see Hanse).

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