from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest Latvia on the Baltic Sea southwest of Riga. Founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1263, it passed to Russia in 1795, was briefly the capital of the Latvian provisional government (1918), and was annexed by the USSR along with the rest of Latvia after World War II. Population: 85,500.

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  • proper n. Alternative form of Liepāja.

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  • n. a city of southwestern Latvia on the Baltic Sea


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