Memel


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Memel:

see KlaipedaKlaipeda
, formerly Memel
, city (1993 pop. 206,400), W Lithuania, on the Baltic Sea, at the entrance to the Courland Lagoon. An ice-free seaport and an industrial center, it has shipyards and industries producing textiles, fertilizers, and wood products.
..... Click the link for more information.
, Lithuania.

Memel:

see NemanNeman
, Ger. Memel, Lithuanian Nemanos, Pol. Niemen, river, c.580 mi (930 km) long, rising in central Belarus, SW of Minsk. It flows generally W to Grodno, then N and W through S Lithuania to form part of the Lithuania–Kaliningrad Region border before
..... Click the link for more information.
, river.

Memel

1. the German name for Klaipeda
2. the lower course of the Neman River
References in periodicals archive ?
This campaign will take place in Memel, Vrede, Villiers, and Frankfort.
After Munich she expected the worst, a German seizure of the Polish port city of Danzig and the Lithuanian port of Memel, followed by Anglo-French silence, followed by some kind of underhanded Anglo-German deal based on mutual economic interests and the isolation of France.
A piece of our history has been wiped out," museum director Silvie Memel Kassi laments of the collection's lost crown jewels, some dating back to the 17th century, that may now be melted for the gold.
To get to the Curonian Spit you have to take a ferry from the city of Klaipeda and it's worth taking a few days to explore what was once known, under Prussian and German rule, as Memel.
There's an accident here almost every day, and almost every day there's someone screeching through," said Mindi Memel, who works at a JJ&A designers on the corner of South Glendale and Raleigh, adding that she never takes the crosswalk for fear of getting run over.
In the formative years of his childhood before the Second World War he often spent holidays on the farm of his grandparents near Tilsit on the Lithuanian side of the river Memel.
Memel, the ostensible protagonist, serves primarily as a source of or repository for--these secretions.
Germany does not stretch, as stated in the suppressed first verse of the old national anthem, "Von der Maas bis an die Memel, von der Etsch bis an den Belt," which would carry it north into Denmark, east to Lithuania, and some way south of the Alps.
95) They include Shanghai (96) and Tangier, (97) both established before World War I, and Alexandretta, (98) Saar, (99) Upper Silesia, (100) Memel, (101) and Danzig, (102) all established under the League of Nations.