Definition of Memel in English:


proper noun

  • 1

    German name for Klaipeda
    1. 1.1 A former district of East Prussia, centred on the city of Memel (Klaipeda). It became an autonomous region of Lithuania in 1924. In 1938 it was taken by Germany, but it was restored to Lithuania by the Soviet Union in 1945.
  • 2The River Neman in its lower course.