Meaning of Schleswig


Pronunciation: (shles'wig Ger. shlās'vik), [key]
— n.
  1. a seaport in N Germany, on the Baltic. 30,700.
  2. a historic region in S Jutland: a former duchy of Denmark; annexed by Prussia 1864; the N part was returned to Denmark as the result of a plebiscite 1920. Danish,
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