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Hanse

[hans] /hæns/
noun
1.
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Hanse

/hæns/
noun
1.
a medieval guild of merchants
2.
a fee paid by the new members of a medieval trading guild
3.
  1. another name for the Hanseatic League
  2. (as modifier): a Hanse town
Word Origin
C12: of Germanic origin; compare Old High German hansa, Old English hōs troop
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