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Hanse Towns


The maritime cities of Germany, which belonged to the Hanseatic League (q.v.).

“The Hanse towns of Lübeck, Bremen, and Hamburg are commonwealths even now (1877).”—Freeman: General Sketch, chap. x. p. 174.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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