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LubeckLübeckFree and Hanseatic City of LubeckFree and Hanseatic City of LuebeckHanseatic City of Lübeck
A city of north-central Germany northeast of Hamburg; a major Baltic port and industrial center, the present city dates from 1143 and was the leading town of the Hanseatic League after its designation as a free city in 1226; it retained that status until 1937.