Word:

Hanse

Pronunciation: hăns
n.1.(Arch.) That part of an elliptical or many-centered arch which has the shorter radius and immediately adjoins the impost.
1.An association; a league or confederacy.
Hanse towns
(Hist.) certain commercial cities in Germany which associated themselves for the protection and enlarging of their commerce. The confederacy, called also Hansa and Hanseatic league, held its first diet in 1260, and was maintained for nearly four hundred years. At one time the league comprised eighty-five cities. Its remnants, Lübeck, Hamburg, and Bremen, are free cities, and are still frequently called Hanse towns.
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Hans Adolf Krebs
Hans Albrecht Bethe
Hans Arp
Hans Bethe
Hans C. J. Gram
Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Oersted
Hans Conrad Julius Reiter
Hans Eysenck
Hans Fischer
Hans Geiger
Hans Holbein
Hans Jurgen Eysenck
Hans Zinsser
Hansa
Hansard
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Hanse towns
Hanseatic
Hanseatic League
Hansel
Hanselines
Hansen's disease
Hansom
hansom cab
Hanukah
Hanukka
Hanukkah
Hanuman
hanzi
hao
haoma
Hap
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