Mecklenburg

geographical name Meck·len·burg \ ˈme-klən-ˌbərg , -ˌbu̇rk \

Definition of Mecklenburg

region of northeastern Germany southeast of the Jutland Peninsula and east of the Elbe River; in the 18th and 19th centuries divided into the duchies of Mecklenburg-Schwe*rin play \-shvā-ˈrēn\ and Mecklenburg-Stre*litz play \-ˈshtrā-ləts, -ˈstrā-\ , which became grand duchies in 1815 and states of the Weimar Republic in 1919

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