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gəˈdɑnsk, -ˈdænskgdansk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gdansk, Danzignoun

    a port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century


  1. Gdansknoun

    Alternative spelling of Gdask.


  1. Gdańsk

    Gdańsk ( gə-DANSK, also US: gə-DAHNSK; Polish: [ɡdaj̃sk] (listen); German: Danzig [ˈdantsɪç] (listen); Kashubian: Gduńsk; Latin: Gedanum, Dantiscum) is a city on the Baltic coast of northern Poland. With a population of 470,621, Gdańsk is the capital and largest city of the Pomeranian Voivodeship. It is Poland's principal seaport and the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area.The city lies at the southern edge of Gdańsk Bay, close to the city of Gdynia and resort town of Sopot; these form a metropolitan area called the Tricity (Trójmiasto), with a population of approximately 1.5 million. Gdańsk lies at the mouth of the Motława River, connected to the Leniwka, a branch in the delta of the Vistula River, which connects Gdańsk with the Polish capital Warsaw. The city's history is complex, with periods of Polish and German rule, and autonomy as a free city. An important shipbuilding and trade port since the Middle Ages, in 1361 it became a member of the Hanseatic League which defined its economic, demographic and urban landscape. From 1918 to 1939, Gdańsk lay in the disputed Polish Corridor; its ambiguous political status created tensions that culminated in the Invasion of Poland and the first clash of the Second World War at nearby Westerplatte. The contemporary city was shaped by extensive border changes, expulsions and new settlement after 1945. In the 1980s, Gdańsk was the birthplace of the Solidarity movement, which helped precipitate the collapse of the Eastern Bloc, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact. Gdańsk is home to the University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk University of Technology, the National Museum, the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, the Museum of the Second World War, the Polish Baltic Philharmonic and the European Solidarity Centre. Among Gdańsk's most notable historical landmarks are the Town Hall, the Green Gate, Artus Court, Neptune's Fountain, and St. Mary's Church, one of the largest brick churches in the world. The city is served by Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport, the country's third busiest airport and the most important international airport in northern Poland. Companies headquartered in Gdańsk include energy provider Energa SA and clothing retailer LPP. Gdańsk is among the most visited cities in Poland receiving 3.4 million tourists per year (2019). The city also hosts St. Dominic's Fair, which dates back to 1260, and is regarded as one of the biggest trade and cultural events in Europe. Gdańsk has also topped rankings for the quality of life, safety and living standards worldwide, and its historic city center has been listed as one of Poland's national monuments. Nearby sights include Malbork Castle, the Kashubian Lake District, Hel Peninsula and the resort town of Sopot.


  1. gdansk

    Gdansk is a city in northern Poland and one of the country's main seaports. Located by the Baltic Sea, it's known for its long maritime history, beautiful old town area, and significant landmarks such as St. Mary's Church and the medieval Gdansk Crane. It played a crucial role in World War II history and has previously been called by other names such as Danzig. Today, it's also recognized as an important cultural, economic and educational center in Poland.


  1. Gdańsk

    Gdańsk is a Polish city on the Baltic coast, the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland's principal seaport and the center of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area. The city lies on the southern edge of Gdańsk Bay, in a conurbation with the city of Gdynia, spa town of Sopot, and suburban communities, which together form a metropolitan area called the Tricity, with a population near 740,000. Gdańsk itself has a population of 455,830, making it the largest city in the Pomerania region of Northern Poland. Gdańsk is the historical capital of Gdańsk Pomerania and the largest city of Kashubia. The city is close to the former late medieval/modern boundary between West Slavic and Germanic lands and it has a complex political history with periods of Polish rule, periods of German rule, and extensive self-rule, with two spells as a free city. It has been part of modern Poland since 1945. Gdańsk is situated at the mouth of the Motława River, connected to the Leniwka, a branch in the delta of the nearby Vistula River, whose waterway system supplies 60% of the area of Poland and connects Gdańsk to the national capital in Warsaw. This gives the city a unique advantage as the center of Poland's sea trade. Together with the nearby port of Gdynia, Gdańsk is also an important industrial centre. Historically an important seaport and shipbuilding centre, Gdańsk was a member of the Hanseatic League.

Editors Contribution

  1. gdansknoun

    Good guarding the Captains Commanding vessel in the form of the indefinite article source as an anchored kite.

    We needed the Gdansk to survive the fire that was witnessed in the future.

    Etymology: Noah's NCC-93112

    Submitted by Tehorah_Elyon on June 4, 2024  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gdansk in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gdansk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    The meaning of the word Gdansk is not answered. This is a stupid site.
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