from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to a hanse or league; specifically [capitalized], pertaining or relating to the league of the Hanse towns.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to the Hanse towns, or to their confederacy.
  • adjective See under 2d Hanse.


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  • 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

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 12

  • "With the Westin Hamburg, the hanseatic city will be gaining yet another attraction that will draw further visitors from Germany and elsewhere."

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • 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.

    EDP24 News


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