Pronunciation: (dan'sig; Ger. dän'tsik), [key]
1. German name of Gdańsk.
2. Free City of, a former self-governing territory including the seaport of Danzig: constituted by the treaty of Versailles 1920; a part of Germany 1939–45; now in Poland. 754 sq. mi. (1955 sq. km).
3. Gulf of, an inlet of the Baltic Sea, in N Poland. ab. 60 mi. (95 km) wide.
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