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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the German Hanse.

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Examples

  • In the 13th century, an alliance of Northern European towns called the Hanseatic League created what historian Fernand Braudel called a "common civilization created by trading."

    The New World Order

  • Lübeck, Bremen, and Hamburg are still called the Hanseatic cities.

    The Guilds

  • Orders were speedily given for a levy of troops, both in infantry and cavalry, to be called Hanseatic volunteers.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • This state of things led some of the German cities, about the middle of the fourteenth century, to form, for the protection of their merchants, an alliance called the Hanseatic

    General History for Colleges and High Schools

  • Orders were speedily given for a levy of troops, both in infantry and cavalry, to be called Hanseatic volunteers.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • Founded in the 12th century, the city exudes an independent air, likely a product of its maritime heritage as a major Baltic port and its centuries-long status as a free city-state governed not by royalty but by wealthy merchants who helped found the powerful economic alliance known as the Hanseatic League.

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  • Orders were speedily given for a levy of troops, both in infantry and cavalry, to be called Hanseatic volunteers.

    Memoirs of Napoleon — Complete

  • Seed is the only person I’ve heard use the phrase Hanseatic League since I was in high school.

    Cocktails of the Past

  • Seed is the only person I’ve heard use the phrase Hanseatic League since I was in high school.

    Cocktails of the Past

  • That would be a new kind of Hanseatic League, yoking the booming cities of Tacoma, Bremerton, and Olympia.

    Crosscut

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