from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the Hanse towns, or to their confederacy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to a hanse or league; specifically [capitalized], pertaining or relating to the league of the Hanse towns.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
When she finally sprang out of the swing, she went with the two girls to sit on the bench in front of the schoolhouse and there told old Mr. Jahnke, who joined them, about her life in Kessin, which she said was half-hanseatic and half-Scandinavian, and anything but a replica of Schwantikow and
"With the Westin Hamburg, the hanseatic city will be gaining yet another attraction that will draw further visitors from Germany and elsewhere."
A delegation from Lynn's Hanseatic Supporters Club will set off for the modern hanseatic town of Gdansk, on Friday, where they hope to nurture cultural ties, set up an education programme and initiate business links with leaders in the small town in Northern Poland.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.