Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

What is the origin of "February"?

Stralsund

[shtrahl-zoo nt] /ˈʃtrɑl zʊnt/
noun
1.
a seaport in NE Germany: a member of the medieval Hanseatic League; besieged by Wallenstein 1628.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Stralsund
Historical Examples
  • And the next day she arrived at Stralsund, and was met by her brother at the station.

    The Benefactress Elizabeth Beauchamp
  • Here the ships anchored as close as they could get to the island of Stralsund.

    Our Sailors W.H.G. Kingston
  • A week after his entry into Stralsund the town was stormed by a force four times more numerous than its defenders.

  • Week after week passed away, and Stralsund was still untaken.

    The Thirty Years' War Samuel Rawson Gardiner
  • Whether it came into existence as a shadowy emanation from the Stralsund Expedition, can only be matter of conjecture.

  • In vain did the city of Stralsund appeal to the Diet and to the sister cities for help.

    The Hansa Towns Helen Zimmern
  • It was not at Stralsund only that Wallenstein learned that he could be successfully resisted.

    The Thirty Years' War Samuel Rawson Gardiner
  • They didn't know where Stralsund was, and wanted to find out.

    The Benefactress Elizabeth Beauchamp
  • He marched his hussars to Stralsund, and for a moment fortune smiled on him.

  • She could not think it possible that anybody should ever get anything in Stralsund.

    The Benefactress Elizabeth Beauchamp
British Dictionary definitions for Stralsund

Stralsund

/German ˈʃtraːlzʊnt/
noun
1.
a port in NE Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on a strait of the Baltic: one of the leading towns of the Hanseatic League. Pop: 59 140 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Stralsund

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Stralsund

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for stralsund