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[pom-uh-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh] /ˌpɒm əˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə/

a former province of NE Germany, now mostly in NW Poland.
a region of N central Europe, extending along the S coast of the Baltic Sea from Stralsund to the Vistula River: now chiefly in Poland, with a small area in NE Germany German name Pommern Polish name Pomorze

region and former province of Prussia on the Baltic coast of modern Poland (German Pommern, Polish Pomorze), Medieval Latin, from Pomerani, name of a Slavic tribe there, from Polish po morze “by the sea.”


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