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Definition of Hanse towns

Hanse towns
Hanse Hanse, n. [G. hanse, or F. hanse (from German), OHG. & Goth. hansa; akin to AS. h?s band, troop.] An association; a league or confederacy. Hanse towns (Hist.), certain commercial cities in Germany which associated themselves for the protection and enlarging of their commerce. The confederacy, called also Hansa and Hanseatic league, held its first diet in 1260, and was maintained for nearly four hundred years. At one time the league comprised eighty-five cities. Its remnants, L["u]beck, Hamburg, and Bremen, are free cities, and are still frequently called Hanse towns.

Meaning of Hanse towns from wikipedia

- Hanseatic League (/ˌhænsiˈætɪk/; Middle Low German: Hanse, Düdesche Hanse, Hansa; German language: Deutsche Hanse; Dutch language: De Hanze; Latin: Hansa Teutonica)...
- on the Hanse privileges in the Flemish cities the positions of the Hanse cities and Prussia were again reversed. Here the majority of the Hanse members...
- The United Kingdom had a diplomatic representative to the three sovereign Hanseatic cities of Bremen, Hamburg and Lübeck until German unification in 1871...
- The Hanse Sail in Rostock is the largest maritime festival in Mecklenburg (Germany) and one of the largest in Europe. About 250 traditional sailing ships...
- anciently called who inhabited that district of Germany now occupied by the Hanse Towns and their appendages, the earliest traders in modern Europe. Chamber's...
- treaty from 1737 to 1741. He was the resident envoy in Hamburg to the Hanse towns from 1741 to 1756. He was given a seat in Parliament by his uncle Anthony...
- politics, and economy. An expansion pack, Patrizier 2: Aufschwung der Hanse, was released in Germany in 2001. A compilation release containing the main...
- made a C.B., was nominated chargé d'affaires and consul-general for the Hanse Towns and the surrounding parts of Germany. Negotiating in 1865, with Lord...
- joined the Diplomatic Service and in 1803 was appointed amb****ador to the Hanse Towns, minister-resident of Great Britain at Hamburg (at that time a "free...
- "Twinning town bond ends after 58 years". totnes-today.co.uk. Totnes Today. 4 March 2019. Retrieved 3 May 2020. "Twinning". hanse.org. Städtebund die Hanse. Retrieved...
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