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Pomerania

[pom-uh-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh] /ˌpɒm əˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə/
noun
1.
a former province of NE Germany, now mostly in NW Poland.
German Pommern.
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Pomerania

/ˌpɒməˈreɪnɪə/
noun
1.
a region of N central Europe, extending along the S coast of the Baltic Sea from Stralsund to the Vistula River: now chiefly in Poland, with a small area in NE Germany German name Pommern Polish name Pomorze
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Word Origin and History for Pomerania
n.

region and former province of Prussia on the Baltic coast of modern Poland (German Pommern, Polish Pomorze), Medieval Latin, from Pomerani, name of a Slavic tribe there, from Polish po morze "by the sea."

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